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Empathy in teaching

Empathy is possibly the most important facet of good teaching and the weakest link in current college teaching practice. »

Building Modern Algebra: The grading system

In this post in a series on building my Modern Algebra course, I get into the grading system and the role of mastery grading. »

When courage isn't enough

Sometimes good teaching takes more than just courage. »

Learning takes courage

Learning takes courage. And what our students need from us right now, more than anything, is our courage. »

Building Modern Algebra: Assessments

More on the upcoming Modern Algebra class: The big ideas of the course and how I'm assessing those. »