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High Tech = Poor Memory?

 If 30% of college students drop out in their first year, and time management is one of the prima...

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High Tech = Poor Memory?

8 things I wish I knew when my kids left for college

It takes human beings a minimum of 3 months to feel settled and adjusted.  Neither you nor your c...

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8 things I wish I knew when my kids left for college

Red Flags in Online Courses

I’ve been at best ignored and at worst, vilified for questioning this “wave of the future,” so in...

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Red Flags in Online Courses

Our Story

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

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Our Story

80s college halloween costumes

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

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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

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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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

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