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The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile...

“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. 1,611 more words

Recently, I was reminded of the importance of understanding childhood development, and how it applies to social media and digital citizenship. Our children, particularly our adolescents, are heavily engaged in social media during a crucial time of physical, emotional, and mental developmental changes. 748 more words

Big Ideas In Education

Big D is for Divergence

Last time I was in Dallas, a friend took me to see the giant bronze cattle drive in Pioneer Plaza. In his interpretation, the sculpture series was not just a symbol of Texas and a link to the Old West, but a message of how progress is achieved when people — pioneers — are unshackled from the restraints of age old institutions. 609 more words


Looking Forward to Next Year

I just had my last class period with my English 121 class yesterday, and I’ll be grading their final portfolios over the weekend. I’ve already spent some time, obviously, thinking about what I want to do next year in terms of online platforms in my classes. 750 more words

CEP 811 - Maker Experiment #2

This week we explored the Universal Design for Learning and learned more about the proper way to implement this in the classroom. The expectation was for us to take a look at our… 747 more words


Trigger Warning: Rape

I’m a new teacher. I’ve had about 32 undergraduate students for whose education I was responsible. I taught them Faustus, Romeo and Juliet, Paradise Lost, and the poetry of John Donne, among others. 371 more words

Lavinia In The Classroom

Pedagogy Postcard #16: Learning the language of learning

A series of short posts about specific elements of teaching practice that I think are effective and make life interesting. Some are based on my own lessons and others are borrowed from lessons I’ve observed. 1,545 more words