Teaching with blogs

It's been a while since I wrote about teaching with blogs. I'm a bit ashamed to say that's because my inner pedagogue looks at my course blogs, taps me on the shoulder, and says, UR DOIN IT WRONG. The problem? I know how to do it right--in theory. I just haven't had the time and patience to really put into practice everything the good people of the academic blogosphere have shared with me. ...more

I'm about to Stumble this great article.

Virginia DeBolt
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Encourge individuality and creativity in your children.

As I've been preparing to wite this blog, my 5 and 7 year old little girls have been at the kitchen table with a bag full of ribbons, buttons, yarn ect, elmers glue, paint and glitter (all non-toxic of course) card board boxes, poster board and paper and sure, they are making a bit of a mess, but so what. They will entertain themselves for a couple of hours, the cost of thier art supplies may come to $15, and they are being creative! ...more

Are University Centers for Teaching and Learning Necessary?

Last summer, Historiann wrote a post that has been nagging me all these intervening months. In it, she asks if the centers for teaching and learning that have been popping up on college and university campuses over the past four decades really are necessary. ...more

I quite agree. One needs years of practise to teach effectively. Method seminars are very ...more

i'm better over here...

http://www.thebadmom.com Come visit, it's fun! ...more