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Noted on Facebook that today’s first meetings with my students reminded me of how much I like teaching. My friends countered by noting that the first day–before any grading–is the best. Hear, hear.
Gamification is hardly a new idea in pedagogical circles, and I’m wondering whether perhaps I might find a way to gamify writing goals. This would entail defining what it takes to “level up” and developing badges to mark achievements. Something … Continue reading
Couldn’t decide whether today’s words belonged here or on the professional blog. Decided to put them there. I’m really proud of having taken the time to write those words. I had the idea for them while I was driving to … Continue reading
When I told my students last week about how November means that the semester is two-thirds over, they whimpered. Today I handed out assignments for final papers. Whimper.
I love the return to standard time every fall. I’ve been complaining this year about how the switch from the familiar last Sunday in October to a date that makes trick or treating something that doesn’t happen in the dark … Continue reading
No number for today because I just want to reflect on the process and the way that the slides are and are not working. I’ve been thinking of them as something I would like to have playing as people enter … Continue reading