At the beginning of every semester, I enter the classroom feeling like I've gotten a fresh start. Adding to that invigoration is the fact that teaching developmental students means we're often getting students who are in college for the first time ever (or the first time in a long time) sitting in our classrooms. That mix of excitement, possibility, and a hint of fear is a…
Teacher Knows if You’ve Done the E-Reading (NY Times, April 8, 2013)You know if they've done the homework, but now you can see if they even cracked the (e-)book. Teachers already having mixed reviews to this CourseSmart feature.Rigorous Schools Put College Dreams Into Practice (April 9, 2013)What catching up with their peers looks like at Bard High School Early College. No review or remediation for these students.