Values in Career Exploration Part Three-Passion

Career exploration is the process of learning about yourself in relation to the world of work. Today we’ll talk about passion.

We hear the phrase “follow your passion” often. 298 more words

Professional Development

What I wish I knew starting out

This weekend, I was asked: What do you wish you had known when you first started teaching economics?

Although there are plenty of economics concepts I wish I’d understood better back in 2002, like the relationship between bonds and interest rates, how to calculate terms of trade, what a liquidity trap is (I told kids it wasn’t a real thing!) and how to explain a monopoly graph, most of my responses were more about teaching strategies than content. 477 more words

Front Lines

The End of Average, part 2

This post continues the conversation about The End of Average by Todd Rose.

There are plenty of times where considering the average of a group makes sense. 400 more words

Today is the day...

Today is the day I’ve been both preparing for and dreading. I’d like to say this is why you haven’t heard from me in a few weeks, but that wouldn’t be true. 350 more words

Professional Development

May 1, 2017: WIM Prof Dev: The Art of Negotiation

WIM Professional Development
The Art of Negotiation
with Sabrian Pasztor
When: May 1, 2017, Noon to 1:30pm
Where: USC Tower, 1150 S. Olive Street, 29th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90015… 50 more words

USC Women In Management

Formative Assessments in PD

Formative assessments are an ongoing way to determine student knowledge and mastery of skills and standards.  A quality formative can allow a teacher to gather a large amount of information in a short amount of time.  236 more words

Professional Development

Reflection blog 5 - Reflection on reflecting (and the talks, the module and all the fun we've had)

I need to confess. I was really, really did not wanted to do this module. In the early timetables it looked that this would be my only module on Thursday which would be four days of college instead of three. 508 more words