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  While I began teaching in 1991, it has been in the last ten years that I’ve noticed students s...

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Because all the technology they had was not helping them.  With every passing year since returni...

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Touch. See. Feel. 

A Prof’s Manifesto on Paper Planners in a High-Tech World.

Is it care package time???

The right thing in a care package can give your college student a little boost. Heck, it might ev...

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Is it care package time???

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The "Less Stress" Roommate Contract.  This is a great concept where you and your roommate have an...

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Getting Along With Your College Roommate

THE REAL DEAL FROM A PROF: Ratemyprofessors (.com), Registration, & Drop/Add with Coursicle

Here's the catch:  college students register in reverse order, where existing students with the m...

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THE REAL DEAL FROM A PROF: Ratemyprofessors (.com), Registration, & Drop/Add with Coursicle

Adjusting to College With Old School Methods?

More and more research is showing that relying on phone apps for time management doesn't help stu...

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Adjusting to College With Old School Methods?

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When you write by hand, rather than tap into a laptop or tablet, you slow down just enough to thi...

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The Secret Weapon of Success in School

Making Your Mark in A  Zoom Classroom

Meeting and learning via Zoom is hard for students, of course, but there are some things you can ...

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Making Your Mark in A Zoom Classroom

Enough with Power Point Passivity!

So what is with all this talk of stickers and markers? What do they actually DO? It turns out, th...

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Enough with Power Point Passivity!

Dealing with Uncertainty During the Coronavirus Pandemic

If we think of tolerance for uncertainty as a "muscle" we can develop, we can start to build that...

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Dealing with Uncertainty During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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