Summer Reading

Summer Reading

For your summer reading pleasure, a selection of non-fiction books that are not only great reads, but may help you understand yourself and others better. Email us at library@nmc.edu, we are happy to hold a copy for you. 🌞📚🌅 I would also...
Out with Films on Demand! In with Kanopy!

Out with Films on Demand! In with Kanopy!

Films on Demand is going away! We know you’ve heard this already, but some of you may be in denial or just simply too swamped to deal with it right now. However, we do have Kanopy and if you haven’t checked out this streaming service it is pretty slick and...
Resources for a Deeper Look at Equity Grading

Resources for a Deeper Look at Equity Grading

Summer is a great time to explore something you haven’t had the time or mental energy for during the academic year. And whether you are ready to dive head first into equity grading, you’re still not sure what un-grading, evidence based reporting (EBR), standards based...
Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Beginners; The joy and transformative power of lifelong learning, by Tom Vanderbilt (2021) “It’s about small acts of reinvention, at any age, that can make life seem magical.”  A few weeks ago my best friend called to tell me she was going back to school. It’s...
Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching isn’t a set of activities. It isn’t multicultural education or social justice education. It is a pedagogy that acknowledges the power of the affective filter, the psychological filter that enhances or hinders learning, and creates...