GTD Nothing works without review The last piece of the Summer Challenge is about making all the habits work via the review process.

Academia Entering the feedback loop: My origin story with alternative grading Sometimes all it takes to get started with a new idea is just to start and then follow through.

GTD My 2021 productivity setup: Part 2 Part 2 of an update on my GTD setup, focusing on the tactical side with an analog twist.

GTD My 2021 productivity setup: Part 1 Part 1 of an update on my GTD setup, focusing on the digital/strategic side.

Academia Working in context So you made a Next Actions list. How do you decide which actions to do? The constraints on those actions give us a clue.

Academia Working mindfully with projects How do you give appropriate attention to things you want to do, that require multiple steps?

Academia How much research has been done on flipped learning? The 2021 update Updating the annual data on the number of peer-reviewed publications on flipped learning, this time with the numbers for 2020.

Academia The semester that was, Part 2: A 3x3x3 reflection on Modern Algebra Another 3x3x3 reflection on my Winter courses, this time my Modern Algebra class.

Academia The semester that was: A 3x3x3 reflection on Calculus What I learned, what surprised me, and what I still don't know about the Calculus class that just finished up.

Education Double-flipped learning: What is it, and does it work? A new article presents the concept of "double flipped learning" and tries it out in a calculus class. How did it go?

Course design What I learned from an open-technology policy in my classes In the fall, I instituted an open-technology policy in all my classes. I'm not going back.

Academia Clients, not customers Students are not customers but rather clients, involved with us in a creative process which involves the students in a fundamental way.

Academia How do you get students to buy in to self-teaching? How do you get students to accept and work within a framework that stresses self-teaching?

Academia In defense of teaching yourself the material It's time for colleges and universities to stop apologizing for having students teach themselves things.

Academia Committing to communication There's a simple potential solution to the problem of student "workload" that isn't about reducing the number of assignments we give.

Academia Flipped learning and post-pandemic higher education Flipped learning is the right model for where higher education currently is, and is headed once the pandemic is over.

Mathematics Four things I used to think about calculus, and what Iâ€™ve replaced them with Throwback to a 2009 article on changing conceptions of Calculus teaching -- with updates for 2021.

Academia Three more things that the workload dilemma might really be about Here's three more things that we might actually be talking about, when we talk about "workload".

Academia Three things that the workload dilemma might really be about What do we mean when we talk about students' workload these days? It may not be about actual workload.

Active learning My home teaching studio setup (and why it's so cheap) You don't need to spend $21,000 to have an excellent home teaching studio if you shift the focus to active learning.

Academia Blue pants on Tuesday How can we in higher education push greater adoption of active learning without steamrolling academic freedom?

Active learning Active learning as an ethicalÂ issue Is active learning a pedagogical choice or an ethical imperative? (From 2015.)

Active learning How not to do active learning A short list of 25 ways to teach using active learning but without the empathy.

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

Academia 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.