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Do Your Students Take Good Notes?

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Whether — and how — students take notes in class is an evergreen topic in discussions of teaching and learning. 703 more words

Focusing on the engaged, not the recalcitrant.

It’s now week five and still Phase II, but I’m already planning for Phase III (which starts around week eight). In the coming days I will begin prompting my students to think about their first formal paper, and what they might be thinking about regarding their personal “guiding question.” 816 more words


On Coding II: LISP

During my sophomore year of college at Carnegie Mellon, I got a job in the psychology department as an assistant programmer for a professor working on neural nets.   1,043 more words


Go ahead and "teach to the test"; Assessment should be fair to kids

I do not like parallel parking and I avoid it at all costs.  However, when my kids were learning to drive, I taught them all how to parallel park because I knew it would be part of the road test.   864 more words


Update on our projects

It has been over a year since we’ve posted on this blog. That does not mean, though, that we’ve been idle.

First, we both went through promotion reviews this last year and can now drop any qualifiers to our professorial status. 232 more words

Ancient Hebrew


It should be clear to us that we mainly use the teaching material in order to form the child’s willpower, as well as his feeling and thinking skills. 37 more words


Leadership - Why not a Generic attribute 

Leadership is a quality that is desirable by all of us and we do possess certain level of it. However, when we talk of leadership, we mean to influence masses. 85 more words