I don’t know about you, but I will admit to being a hypocrite. I think most of us have been guilty of the occasional, “do as I say, not as I do” in one situation or another. I think the best examples for me was writing a paper for my own academic pursuits, the topic:… Continue Reading Pouring from an Empty Cup
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The use of simulation in nursing education offers students a safe, controlled environment to experience simulated patient care experiences or to practice or be evaluated on nursing skills. Simulation is used here in our NMC simulation lab to connect classroom learning to clinical practice. It is a way we are able to reinforce and evaluate… Continue Reading Simulation for our Students
My first teaching job was at an all-boys private school in Los Angeles. I was 22 and fresh out of college with not a bit of teaching experience. But as part of the mentoring program, other teachers and administrators were in and out of my room all the time. At first, I was sure I… Continue Reading It’s Coming: Open Classroom Week
Do you remember how you felt about your favorite college professors–the one whose name you looked for when it came time to sign up for classes, the one whose teaching precipitated one of those sea changes in thinking that happen to college freshmen? I’ve had professors whose every word seemed brilliant and life-changing when I… Continue Reading Long Night Against PROCRASTINATION is Back
On the heels of our Friday Forum on cheating, I discovered a student cheating on a test. Right in front of me, not subtly, just looking over at another student’s test! When students take exams, nothing is allowed on their desks. They must spread out. As I looked around during the exam, this student had… Continue Reading Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater!