Instead, THIS THURSDAY, you can join your colleagues for a night of pizza, salad, motivational prizes, and good company as you dig into those final tests and essays. Join CIE, EMT and the Osterlin Library for The Long Night of Grading (or as Tom Gordon likes to call it EGGNOG–Extra Great and Glorious Night of… Continue Reading Don’t Grade Alone!
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The end of the semester is in sight. We have two more weeks of class and then finals week, and we know that that means–GRADING! But you don’t have to grade alone. Instead, you can join your colleagues for a night of pizza, salad, motivational prizes, and good company as you dig into those final… Continue Reading The Long Night of Grading is here!
Last year, when my daughter was a freshman in college and having a really hard time, she would complain to me about everything. She was unable to see anything good about her college, her new city, her life far from home. So I pulled out a strategy I used to use when she was younger… Continue Reading Gratitude
Last Friday’s Friday Forum focused on using reflection and metacognition in the classroom. We talked about using student reflection for two purposes: 1) instructor’s information–we can use student reflection to assess learning, pacing, and/or achievement of outcomes, and 2) students’ information–students can use reflection to consider their own processes or activities, assess their own understanding,… Continue Reading Using Reflection in the Classroom
In Sherman Alexie’s novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, the main character at one point lists all the tribes he belongs to including the Spokane Indian tribe, the tribe of basketball players, the tribe of small-town kids, the tribe of tortilla-and-salsa lovers. As we discussed this chapter, I asked my students what… Continue Reading The Tribe of Late-Night Wanderers