Why I Stopped Using Essays to Evaluate My Students

When I started my first full-time job, I was really struggling to imagine how I'd teach courses and content about which I cared very deeply. My big loves as a teacher are history and literature, and these are sometimes pretty easy to teach in a university English or History department: really, you're just preaching to … Continue reading Why I Stopped Using Essays to Evaluate My Students

I am a Teacher — & a Student

#OtherThanEssays ... what can educators do to teach, motivate, and empower students? That's the question this blog is going to be answering with each and every post, because as much as I love a good old-fashioned essay, I love finding new ways to reach and inspire my students much more. Essays don't reach every student … Continue reading I am a Teacher — & a Student