Transforming Yourself as a Teacher

Almost everyone has a memory of that one teacher that sparked something in them, an interest in math, a love of music, a create piece of poetry.  How do these teachers get there? Practice and awareness. Edutopia has a great article on becoming a transformational...

Read: Taming the Email Demon

With hundreds of students emailing us from multiple accounts dealing with student emails can be an over whelming task. Help yourself and your students by setting email ground rules at the start of the semester. These rules can easily be added to your syllabus or...
Breaking the Ice: Building Rapport with Students

Breaking the Ice: Building Rapport with Students

The first day of class can set the tone for the entire term. Establishing rapport with your students, reviewing class rules, getting a feel for which students might be at risk, and setting goals are all important things that could be accomplished within the first...

Finals are Coming! Tips for Your Students

It’s that time of year again. Finals are approaching! Besides studying, there are some other important strategies students can use to increase their chance of success on these cumulative exams. Sharing these strategies with your students can help them not only in your...