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Monthly Archives: April 2013
Want a better life? Then take the next step. -First-Year College Student- Before I facilitate any workshop, I find it invaluable to invest a few hours speaking with the folks with whom I will be working. It helps build a … Continue reading
No matter what we do, we owe it to ourselves, the task at hand, and the people around us to do it with pride and integrity. I started class this past week by showing a slide with three letters: P-T-M. … Continue reading
Sometimes, however, the simplest—and most effective— thing to do is to go back to the beginning. Back to the start and focus on what works. Veteran teachers know that educational “reform” many times is anything but that. Politicians and bureaucrats … Continue reading
Creating a conducive college classroom climate does not happen by accident. It happens on purpose. “If only my students were motivated to learn!” Perhaps you have heard that lament. Sometimes the discussion devolves into a search for “techniques” to move … Continue reading