Author Archives: Adriana Salerno

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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The same side of two coins part 2: The dark side of the coin

Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post about being on the other side of the job search for the first time. Now I’m on a departmental hiring committee for a second time, and I am also one of the … Continue reading

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Math is a flat Circle

There are few things that bruise your professional ego more than no one showing up to an event you painstakingly and excitedly planned. In my case, it all came crashing down in early October. I had been planning to start … Continue reading

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