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...
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...
Where to Next? Tips for Choosing the Right Course

Where to Next? Tips for Choosing the Right Course

When we think about advising students we often focus on the obvious; what course comes next in the student’s sequence? However, there is more to successful advisement than sequence. Whether advice comes from a counselor or a faculty member, here are some other things...