Why is it always so surprising when our initial impression of a student turns out to be mistaken?
Too often, we just tell students what they've done wrong, without making sure they understand what "doing right" means.
And how you can devise a peer-review workshop that they actually find helpful.
Class prep gets easier and easier the more you teach a particular course. But is that always a good thing?
It’s not just the president and his administration who would benefit. We all would.
They won’t take responsibility for their own learning if you are doing it for them.
No one should teach in fear of the prospect of a wronged and vengeful student.
You don’t expect to sit down and write a journal article in one go. Why would creating a course be any different?
At this point, you’re tired and your students are tired, but don’t let the semester peter out.
If you are worried about the country’s new political present, remember that you get to spend your days with its future.
It’s possible to care about your students and make allowances for them without fear that they’ll walk all over you.
An assignment is not just an instrument to measure learning, but also a way to engender it.
We can’t control when or if it happens, but we can help it along.
You’re not choosing skills at the expense of content; it isn’t one or the other.
Why you should spend more time watching your colleagues teach.