Rachel Tjaden '08


Major:  Elementary Education; English

My fellowship experience
"I learned the importance of starting where the students are in terms of classroom management, and that included using behaviorist practices. However, I caught glimpses of the possibilities that are ahead of me, and of the classroom that will one day be mine."

Rachel Tjaden '08

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Wilch International Fellow in Elementary English Immersion Education

Katoh School


Aims of the Fellowship
I worked in the English immersion program at Katoh Elementary School, an accredited Japanese private school which provides students the opportunity to learn the Japanese curriculum through two languages, Japanese and English.

Faculty Sponsor
Kerri Bostwick, English