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Slacking with Undergraduate Researchers

Summer is in full swing, and so are my first undergraduate researchers. Two of my calculus students from last year are working with me on a neat little project that’s funded through my school. I’ve never coordinated undergraduate research before, … Continue reading

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First steps in standards-based grading

I’ve written before about my experience teaching my graduate course this semester, but I haven’t talked about one big experiment I tried: working towards standards-based grading. I started hearing about different implementations of this over the last year or so, … Continue reading

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Graduation (1 of n)

The year flew by, and my first commencement as a faculty member is over. We sat in the hot sun in our hotter robes as the Hood College Class of 2016 paraded across the stage. I hadn’t taught many Seniors … Continue reading

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