Today's daily prompt asked us to describe what makes a teacher great... The problem today does not seem to lie with the quality of person in front of the class, but the sickness in the educational system.
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Did you hear the one about the entering class of 2014 at USC dropping out? Yes, all seven of them, all together, en masse. Their public statement… 487 more words
❝NECUnited stands for “New England Contingents United.” It is a yearly unconference: an open, inexpensive meeting where folks interested in higher education and contingent/adjunct workforce issues come together in sessions proposed on the spot. 63 more words
Jackson Wright Shultz (@WriteRadically) is an adjunct professor of writing at New England College (see his full biography at the end). In this guest blog post, Jackson reflects on his “conditional” male and cisgender privileges — contingent on others’ assumptions about his sex and gender identity — and how they benefit him in the classroom. 1,096 more words
It was four years ago — I’d guess almost to the day — when I knew I hated teaching more than I loved it. Just now I read my ratings on ratemyprofessor and the decline in student appreciation of my efforts (which degraded rapidly after this event) confirm the moment. 1,406 more words