Category Archives: Personal Experiences

City Year (internally) published an essay of mine!

City Year’s national office has published an essay of mine! It is posted on CYconnect, City Year’s internal communication system. Unfortunately, it does not seem to be accessible by non-City Year people. If you do have a CYconnect login, the … Continue reading

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False proxies are annoying

sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2012/11/avoiding-the-false-proxy-trap.html False proxies are results that are easy to measure and appear on the surface to be related to actual success of a person, program, or organization. The idea is that the higher these measurements seem, the greater the success … Continue reading

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Post City Year options (your input is wanted!)

My current position with City Year ends in June. I’m currently exploring post-City Year options, which City Year comically refers to as LACY (life after City Year). I have started collecting a (so far very incomplete) list of options for … Continue reading

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Effects of repeating content in future courses

I continue to be impressed with Coursera, a provider of free online courses from an ever expanding number of big-name universities. I am lightly participating in several courses (and I am signed up for dozens more over the next several … Continue reading

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Next year!

Here is an update on my transition from TFA to City Year! http://zacksg1.teachforus.org/2012/07/28/next-year/

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Highlights from TFA blog

Here is my previous blog from my time as a Teach For America corps member: http://zacksg1.teachforus.org/ Some highlights: On Failing On Misbehavior Last Friday: craziest day ever…

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Highlights from Namibia blog (2010)

  A previous blog describe my experiences and reflections on my journey to Namibia in the summer of 2010 is available here: http://zackinnamibia.blogspot.com/ To save you some time, here a few highlighted posts: http://zackinnamibia.blogspot.com/2010/07/environment-healthcare-end-of.html http://zackinnamibia.blogspot.com/2010/06/basic-income-grant.html

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