As I read through Nicholas Carr’s article about Google ruining our lives from an academic standpoint, I couldn’t stop nodding my head in agreement. I’m in the dreaded process of “studying” for my preliminary exams. I’ve just witnessed good friends Continue reading Gazing at the shiny internet
I can recall my dad exclaiming many times growing up “I’m here to be your dad, not your best friend.” This of course was after I’d done something stupid, as teenagers tend to do, and was being reprimanded for it. Continue reading Boundary Issues
In the constant struggle of evaluation process, students and teachers are find themselves trying to navigate that highwire tightrope scenario of a grading rubric. I have often heard instructors mention how they would be perfectly happy if everyone if their Continue reading Grades vs. Knowledge Slugfest
Meet Stormy. Ok, let me back up. Meet Stormy, minus a year and some change. We adopted him from an animal rescue out of state last August. He came from a litter of Chow’s, mixed with a then undetermined breed. Continue reading A lesson in perspective
I know, this should be a rhetorical question. It really should. Unfortunately there are a few misnomers in the question itself. You might ask “don’t you mean lectured to?” While I’d like to, I think everyone can think of at least Continue reading With a show of hands, who wants to be lectured at?
To be clear, I’m not a blogger. It’s not that I don’t want to be. I guess I just never felt compelled to become one. I’ve certainly lurked on occasion, realizing immediately that without the proper audience, there could be Continue reading This isn’t the blog you’re looking for
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