November 14 2021
Because all the technology they had was not helping them. With every passing year since returning to teaching in 2007, I saw more and more students struggling to complete their schoolwork. Despite alarms in phones, and the ability to take photos of the blackboard and calendar apps and productivity apps and tablets and Apple pens -- they were getting worse at managing their time, not better. They were getting worse at taking notes despite using a laptop in class, and worse at actually remembering and being able to apply what they learned.
May 15 2021
Here's the catch: college students register in reverse order, where existing students with the most credits (closest to graduation) get their first choices. Obviously, this is so they can finish their degree. The last students to register are incoming freshmen. Here is how to use the Coursicle app to get a better schedule using the Drop/Add option at most colleges and universities.