Monthly Archives: December 2014

A year-end list, because why not?

The last couple of weeks, all the blogs and sites I usually visit are full of Top Ten and other year-end lists. I thought that on this New Year’s Eve I would jump on the bandwagon and share my own … Continue reading

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Room for improvement

Two weeks ago, I attended a talk by Robert BeichnerĀ on SCALE-UP, an active-learning program he developed at NC State. There were many things he said in his talk that really aligned well with many of my own teaching philosophies. But … Continue reading

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