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  • Supplemental Instruction: Reciprocal Learning—Old Dog, New Tricks

    Susan Stratton
    Supplemental Instruction: Reciprocal Learning—Old Dog, New Tricks

    Looking back now on five years of using SI leaders, I know I will never go back. Why? Grades are up, and so is retention, but I would really never go back to being that solo teacher in the front of the classroom. I prefer the noisy, happy, imperfect collaboration of working with SI Leaders who are closer in age and experience, and digital footprint to my students.

  • Slowness in Academia: Reflections on Writing and Time

    RaShelle R. Peck
    Slowness in Academia: Reflections on Writing and Time

    Care and joy should be at the center of all people’s lives regardless of their work. This need is especially significant for academics, like so many others who work with the demands of unpaid labor and have few boundaries between work life and personal life. “Slow scholarship” produces the nurturing spaces that all academics deserve and is a model worthy of our collective action.

  • Fostering Community in the Classroom with Discord

    Carlo Diego
    Fostering Community in the  Classroom with Discord

    Discord is a community-based platform that can be used to encourage organic interactions amongst students in a virtual environment. This post discusses how Discord can foster an online community, whether you’re teaching online or in-person.

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