A professor decides it’s time to reconceive the way he comments on essay assignments.
How the stubborn inertia of educational institutions killed off a successful teaching strategy.
I can’t be the only faculty member to notice that sweet, lovable Christine is an unrepentant academic cheater.
Why you should invite your students to write badly, perform an experiment incorrectly, or botch an equation.
In a liberal-arts education, there’s a lot to be said for "good enough."
When it comes to putting innovation into practice, a new book argues, not all classes are created equal.
How do you shape the teaching persona you want to convey in your classroom?
Students try harder, and learn more, when your grading includes rewards, rather than just punishments.
But we shouldn’t look to the "grit" phenomenon as the best way to do that.
Why I gave peer instruction and polling a try, and how they’ve changed my teaching.
Why it’s a mistake to bracket the world of politics from our conception of the college classroom.
Teaching techniques like "the progressive stack" is a way for faculty members to circumvent our own buried prejudices.
Some skeptics say no, but here’s why undergraduates deserve a seat at the table.
Halfway through the term, the quality you need — more than any other — is flexibility.
Maybe it’s your own generational bias that is getting in the way of appreciating today’s undergraduates.