It’s that time of year.
Joy! Peace! Goodwill! Laughter and cheer pervade even the gloomiest department. Smiles light the faces of students and teachers alike. No, it’s not the holiday spirit. It’s the transcendent relief that goes hand in hand with the end of the semester!
But in the midst of the merriment there is a slight current of unease…
What, you ask, could possibly sully this magical time?
Continue reading “THE TRANSFORMED TEACHER – 3 Nuggets of Wisdom for Dealing with End-of-Semester ‘Feedback’”
Using case studies of real-life problems can be a productive way to make a subject more relevant to students. Students can come up with some clever solutions, and may be a useful resource to use in solving these problems. Continue reading “Solving The World’s Problems In The Classroom.”
In the short time I have been teaching so far, I’ve found that teaching is hard. There are so many things to think about – learning goals and objectives, assessments, grading, assignments… not to mention running the class itself! And yet, I’m very much set up for success. Continue reading “Sticky teaching”