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Students, teachers, and the bigger picture

Recently, I went on a "tweet storm" about students and some typical "end of semester" behaviors I've seen over the years.  A colleague read them, and suggested it would make for a good blog post. I've been sitting on this since then, for a few reasons.  First, I've been pressed for time with other matters,… Continue reading Students, teachers, and the bigger picture

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Students, are you asking the wrong questions?

Recently, two students stopped by my office, with different concerns. One student asked me the best way to get through a course I am teaching, which he is enrolled in. Another student stopped by to tell me about his inability to log in to our virtualized environment that we use for homework assignments. I’m not… Continue reading Students, are you asking the wrong questions?

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A great way to start the semester

I like it when I get a chance to talk about the positive things my students do, so I thought I’d share this little story. Sometimes, folks who don’t have disabilities have a tough time interacting with those who do. Having spent a great deal of time with disabled folks throughout my life, in different… Continue reading A great way to start the semester