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Getting Our Students Wrong

Why is it always so surprising when our initial impression of a student turns out to be mistaken?
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Mastering the Boring Basics

Much of teaching is procedural. But making the most of those routine moments can have a big impact in your classroom.
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The Distracted Classroom

New research may help us break the impasse over how to cope with digital diversions in the classroom.
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Conserving Your Teaching Energy

In today's college classroom, where affect often supersedes subject, we expend a lot of effort monitoring our students’ feelings.
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Obsessed With Smartness

Why does academic culture value the students we admit more highly than the ones we graduate?
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Caring Isn't Coddling

We don't have to choose between being intellectually demanding and emotionally sensitive.