Education

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The owner and the renter in education

Do our teaching practices encourage students to own what they learn, or just rent it? »

What to do about Algebra 2?

A recent Forbes article calls for replacing Algebra 2 with computational thinking. What's good about that idea and what needs more careful thought? »

Start the semester at Inbox Zero

Professors joke about drowning in email, but it's a problem that hampers our professional work. Here's how to get to Inbox Zero and stay there. »

Return to specs grading: Calculus

Here's a rundown of how I am using specifications grading in my Fall 2018 hybrid Calculus course. »

Engaging with the concept of engagement

Engaged learning --- everyone talks about it, but what does the term, engagement, even mean? Does it mean anything? We take a look through an excerpt from a forthcoming literature review on active learning spaces. »