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The Role of Caring

I just got back from a conference and the most powerful session I attended was entitled “The Role of Care in Faculty Development.” Based on the work of Nell Nodding, the session focused on how in addition to caring for our students, we have to care for each other as faculty. Not surprisingly, the presenters were… Continue Reading The Role of Caring

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Of Mystery and Education

Of Mystery and Education

I have two sons and wonder with a sense of mystery what it means to educate them well. I grew up believing that education was somehow about taking a bunch of stuff which was external to me and making it a part of me.  You know, taking that which is external and making it internal.… Continue Reading Of Mystery and Education

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Students & Teachers

The podcast ” In The Classroom, Common Ground Can Transform GPAs” on Hidden Brain with host Shankar Vedantam, we begin to see the tremendous benefit of connecting with your students – finding common ground. Of course, we already know that connecting with your students is important. But new research shows just how much difference a teacher/mentor… Continue Reading Students & Teachers

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