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A Good Teacher

I recently solicited feedback from friends about this blog and how I can improve it. Sure, taking travel photos is fun and I love writing about where I’ve been and what I’ve seen, but there’s a lot more to me than weekends out of town. 685 more words


Thanks for Helping Me to Smell the Flowers

Looking back at some old notebooks from my younger days, I came across an entry that simply stated, “She said, ‘Smell my flower,’ to me today.” With those three words, I instantly found myself back in 6th grade and recalled the exact moment that seemed important enough to commemorate in my diary. 468 more words


Links We Love Weekly Round-Up -- May 2, 2016

A Day in the Life of a (Serious) Researcher

In 2014, Kornelia Tancheva and I met to discuss a question of great interest to Cornell University Library: how would you design a research library to respond to the preferences and needs of today’s researchers?

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Back to School & Other Routines

It’s that time of the year when it’s time to go back to school.


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Top 5 Irish kid friendly day trip destinations

Before our beautiful son came along it was SOO easy to go wherever we wanted whenever we wanted. Having kids turned that upside down however we are learning as we go. 271 more words

Flipping our big intro biostats class didn't work (for me) (yet)

A couple of months ago, I told you why and how we flipped the big intro biostats course here at Calgary, and that it led to a big improvement in student performance the first time my ace colleague Kyla Flanagan taught it back in the fall. 812 more words