What I’ve done in 2015. This is what a teaching scholar looks like. I accomplished what follows during 2015 while teaching a 4-4-3 load with a one semester sabbatical in the Fall, for which I am grateful to my current … Continue reading 2015 in Review
I’m happy to announce that my second interview with LJN Radio, “Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education” is now available on the LJN Radio website. From the website: Various uses of technology can be invaluable when it comes to educational … Continue reading LJN Radio Interview — Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education
I’m not interested here in “Remember 9-11” jingoism or patriotic speeches. I do want us to remember 9-11, of course. I want us to never forget what it must be like to be a bombing victim. I want us to … Continue reading Teaching on 9-11
Lisa Scottoline’s “English Class with Mr. Roth” (May 3, 2014 NYT) recalls the author’s experience as an undergraduate student attending two of Philip Roth’s literature courses at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1970s. Scottoline concludes her essay with this description of the aftereffects Roth’s teaching: Looking back, I’ve come to understand that he was the best professor I ever had, not only because of his genius, but also because of his distance. We were a group of girls eager to please, to guess at what he wanted us to say, and to say that for him. We all wanted … Continue reading Course Observation: Philip Roth
Believe me, I know the feeling… Continue reading Why College Teachers Say Crazy Things….