Somebody must have said something to this particular student one day when, without my asking, she said that people ask her why she is studying nursing since she’ll never be able to get a job at her age
Both of these students, and so many more that I have had the honor with whom to work, have broken so many molds, broken stereotypes, and exploded onto the academic scene.
The reality is that it’s actually more challenging to teach online than it is in person. It’s harder to get and keep students involved, and answering questions is very challenging since they cannot be answered for the entire class.
Tenure is as close to the proverbial “all of your eggs in one basket” scenario as I’ve ever seen.
My friend is at a point in his career where he is wondering whether or not to gear his career towards administration. He asked me for advice, and the reality is that, I can’t give any. It’s such a personal question and depends so completely on personal interests and goals.
ain’t nobody gonna take you serious if you can’t talk no good American.
The problem with standardized testing is that it is intellectually lazy.
For many decades, I have maintained that getting a degree for the sake of having a degree is a waste of money. It seems as though society is coming around to agree with me. But, people SHOULD go to college, but, only in support of their long term goals and dreams.
I teach how to solve problems the way that I would solve it, the way that seems easiest to me, but there are other approaches. The author should use their own voice, so the student can decide which approach makes most sense to them.
You are more intelligent than you realize. Think. It's amazing what you can do.