Classroom Observation And Program Analysis

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It was the end of my sophomore year and it felt like I was just beginning to adapt to the high school life. I get called down to the office, as I guess I am going to discuss my schedule for next year with my counsellor. Instead, she informed me about a program that was interested in me. The program, named JLA (Junior Leadership Akron), is a non-profit that provides monthly leadership and community exposure to high school juniors from public and private schools in the Akron area. After contemplating the advantages versus the disadvantages for a week, I decided to join the program. As it turned out, this was a good decision for me for me. All of the reasons I was hesitant to join turned out to be very false. Our class of about thirty-five students …show more content…
When I put my mind to my missed work, I caught up easily. The other students were accepting from the first moment we all met, especially since we all knew we were all strangers to each other. What I thought would be the worst part, the retreat, turned out to be an absolute blast. Not only did all of these things turn out to be wrong, but JLA became one of the best things I have ever been a part of. The places we visited in Akron were so fascinating, and I never even heard of ninety percent of the places we went. My mind was now opened to the amount of career opportunities there is for me and the amazing things there is in …show more content…
Luckily, in my case, my overthinking didn’t ruin one of the best experiences of my life. All I could think about was the bad things, forgetting about all the benefits I could receive from the program. The more you think about something, the worse your idea of that thing gets. When I actually experienced the program, I knew what it was actually about and what we would do. Assuming gets you nowhere, as my assuming almost diminished my knowledge of Akron, my life, and my

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