arright, another feelgood…

April 17, 2015

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From the person doing the graduate research about student engagement and stuff at college, seems that some of our men have been telling other men “you need to go down to D120.   They don’t judge you there.”

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(I shouldn’t say this out loud) :)

April 16, 2015

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“I like what this class is about.   I shouldn’t say that out loud…”   (It’s our Math Literacy class)… then she says that the Pre-Algebra was like the columns that this class could be built on. Testify :)

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So many places to organize files…

April 12, 2015

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Okay, at my age I *do* know not to get excited at things that promise to help *me* organize ;) We’re soon migrating to Office 365 at Parkland and that will include the ‘amazing’ OneNote, where we can put *everything,* thank you, organized into folders. I’m thinking that will be better for me than Google […]

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Humility, my dear…

April 10, 2015

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So it’s busy in here, really busy and I sit down at the desk and need two minutes to finish this email. Hands are waving.   I say “Two minutes!”  and point at what I’m doing, and they seem to understand, except that then one of ’em says “So you’re leaving in two minutes?”  And […]

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Sleep deprivation

April 10, 2015

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No, not me.  I’m just observing the pretty dramatic, devastating effect it has on an otherwise smart student. It’s really egregious that our health professions think it’s just part of life to structure schedules that send humans into this condition (tho’ there were additional factors today).   Just sayin’. It’s also important to remember that […]

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Guess some things resist change…

April 7, 2015

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I got a promotional email from Edwin Ellis who has done and written lots of amazing and awesome things facilitating young and not-so-young people with learning disabilities in uncovering and realizing potentials.   His “Watering Up The Curriculum” articles http://www.ldonline.org/article/5743/ are timeless and priceless. I also recall that at least ten years ago, he chose as his example […]

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Nominated for Best In Track

April 4, 2015

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“Your proposal has been nominated as one of three Best In Track sessions at FSI.  Best in Track sessions will be recorded and live streamed and offered twice on the FSI schedule.  ” Now, this is based on my submission, not anybody ever having seen a presentation of mine.   I haven’t done a great presentation […]

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