Recent Blog Posts
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.
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.
My colleagues never disappoint. When bell hooks passed last December, I was shocked and mourned with all the many people she influenced. Soon after, I bought Robin Isserles’ book, “The Costs of Completion: Student Success in Community College,” where she cited bell hooks as a major influence in her work. (Side note—there will be a ...