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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience which is bitterest.” Confucius By reflecting on my recent experiences teaching a masters level course on researching … Continue reading
Create, Connect & Share Respect on #SaferInternetDay
Today is Safer Internet Day! It’s one day that can spark a year long pursuit to create, connect and share in safe and respectful ways. Today’s that day! It’s Safer Internet Day! This year’s theme, “Create, connect and share respect: A … Continue reading
It’s Not about Raising My Average
“We are each the average of the people we hang out with and the experiences we choose.” Seth Godin, June 13, 2016. (Seth’s Blog) When I really think about it, my average is, well …., it’s average. It’s not in … Continue reading
In June, take time to talk and listen.
June is a terrifically busy month for educators. It’s about getting everything done in the final weeks of school, ramping up summer semester courses, or figuring out how to relax if school is just wrapping up. Educators are reflecting and … Continue reading
How do I teach? It’s complicated, complex, & a work of friction!
Teaching students, who are becoming teachers, how to teach is complicated AND complex. There’s no simple solution. There’s no set of guides or magic method that works for everyone, all the time. To define a framework or establish a process is incredibly … Continue reading
Minding my garden – a #Rhizo15 reflection on teaching
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells, and pretty maids all in a row. Am I minding my garden as I teach? How does my garden grow? Is it only about beauty and … Continue reading
We are not algorithms!
Last time I checked, I teach in a decidedly human way. And my students are spectacularly human in their reactions to my teaching. Their learning is uniquely their own in a very human process. Together, this combination of student+teacher is … Continue reading