Monthly Archives: March 2015

How I’m surviving my first year of grad school (and still enjoying it)

Starting grad school has been a bit of a roller coaster and everyone seems to say that the first year is the hardest. So far, I still enjoy showing up everyday so here is a list of advice I have … Continue reading

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Lone-Divider Method – How to Fairly Divide a Pie

Saturday was the Pi Day of a lifetime – 3/14/15 9:26:53! Hopefully all of you were able to share some delicious pie with your friends and family. When slicing up your pie how can you make sure everyone received a … Continue reading

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Thinking of Teaching? Here’s a great conference.

Are you looking ahead to a career that involves teaching and starting to wonder what that means for you? Then you should consider attending the annual Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) conference this summer, in Austin. The conference is incredibly welcoming, and … Continue reading

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i>Clicker

In September, 2012, Laura Zirbel wrote a post about her experience with using i>Clickers in the classroom. I used to be very against i>Clickers. Oftentimes I found they were used solely as a means of determining attendance and not as … Continue reading

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