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I Love Group Work

I love group work. Students hate it–until they see what it CAN be. I found students to be so “allergic” to group work that I avoided it in my first years at NMC because students simply don’t want their grades negatively impacted by their peers. One of the things employers are most alarmed about is… Continue Reading I Love Group Work

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Is success because of grit, luck, preparation, support, or all of the above?

All of the above I believe, and in all areas of life.  Without the above, I’d still be sitting home or in the Grand Rapids airport, wondering what next.  Instead, I made it to my flight on time for a conference presentation–despite Murphy’s Law appearing this morning (as it often does for our students).  In… Continue Reading Is success because of grit, luck, preparation, support, or all of the above?

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