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Strategies to Help Build Relationships with English Language Learners

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a close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well. 671 more words


#3Wedu Podcast #2: Women Advancing in Higher Ed

After our 1st happy hour podcast pilot, our glasses are full! Thanks for those of you who tuned in live or later. The Women Who Wine in Edu (#3Wedu) hosts, Nori ( 328 more words


Green chair dispatch #1

One of the best bits about being an historian is that “reading” features prominently in the job description. From archival letters to articles and scholarly monographs (and ok, yes, just as often twitter and random bits of the internet) words crafted by others are at the heart of my daily practice. 765 more words


When Teachers Become the Learners

As our world rapidly changes, the tools and resources we have access to dramatically impacts our opportunities for learning.  However, for educators to truly embrace the power of technology and create powerful learning experiences for their students, they have to experience this for themselves. 571 more words

Katie Martin

It’s a Calligraph-filled World After All

Apparently, figuring out what you want to do for a major project is not the easiest task in the world. I wanted to do something that would utilize myclassroom and have a positive impact on my students (fingers crossed). 328 more words


5 Mistakes People Make When Deciding on a College

So…. you’ve decided your next step in life is going to college. Congratulations! You are officially apart of the millions transitioning into higher education. Whether it is for the first time as a freshman, or you’re looking into completing a graduate degree, finding the right school and program is a huge undertaking. 916 more words

Graduate Degrees

My Work is My Art: the PhD thesis as a reflection

Much like a painter or a sculptor moulds their soul onto a project, so does a doctoral candidate lay their very essence into a document that would forever be laid bare for others to admire or admonish. 467 more words