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Baruch College Master's in Financial Engineering Program Wins 1st Place in IAFE Academic Case Competition

Baruch’s MFE Program won first place in the Fourth Annual International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Academic Student Competition.

In a competition of 25 teams from 17 programs, Baruch students researched and wrote a paper on developing a product which can be used to reduce the risk in defined benefit pension plans. 134 more words


Introversion and Teaching.

It only took weeks into teaching before I began asking myself if both can actually coexist. Thought it through NIE days and concluded (then) that it… 141 more words

20 Things I've learned about teaching English in China.

So far, working in China has been an interesting experience. Here are a few things I have learned:

  1. Many schools with a Chinese administration team do not know what is considered an education degree or not.
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Talent and value and dignity

Wednesday 18 August, 2010:

Before class starts, I have a visit from Simeon and Eddie. I’m touched that these two rather disaffected souls would just call in to say hello and have a little sit. 1,031 more words


Teaching Reading: Final Paper (Part 4)

Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3, in case you missed them. Here is my answer to the fourth prompt given as part of my Final Paper for Instructional Practices for Reading Teachers. 592 more words

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Mother Raccoon Teaching

Just watched this video of a mother raccoon teaching baby to climb – it has lots to say about how we might think about learning and teaching ourselves! Watch it!


Sod it, Move on.

Why should a new start mean losing friends? Moving towns? Scrapping all familiarities? It doesn’t.

A new start in my head is always to go at it with a bang, all or nothing…and whilst this has worked on numerous occasions for the better, in some circumstances small changes are best.  228 more words