Teaching

Speedy quick update

This is going to be a rushed post because school starts Monday (aka TOMORROW since I'm writing this after midnight), and I am already behind on everything. Also, my D key...

A post!

It's getting to the point where if I don't post, I never will, so. A post! 1. Today is the one-year anniversary of my move to California. No regrets so far. 2. Okay, so here...

It’s Monday & Syllabus has eaten my brain

I've finished a couple of books these past two weeks (more on that below), but the one that's had the most impact so far is Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor by...

Spring 2018 Semester Reflection

For their final exam, I usually have my students complete a reflection. It's time for me to do the same now that the spring semester has officially wrapped, and my brain has...

June 2018 Wrap-Up

I started this post yesterday and was all excited I would get my Monday post done on a Monday, but I got sleepy before I finished it and went to bed. Oh well. Anyway, this...

On Selfish Teaching

Today's post is inspired by Two Writing Teachers, specifically Deb's post No More Cookie Cutter Teaching. In it, she says: As educators, we need to take ownership of our...

Deal with it #SOL18

Two updates to yesterday's post: 1. I got to page 176 of Station Eleven, so didn't make it to the 200s. Oh well. I probably won't finish it until this weekend. 2. I forgot to...

Group Contracts #SOL18

Yesterday, I put my students into groups and had them work up their group contracts, which is what I want to talk about in my post. But before I get into that, I just want to...