Spotlight – Dr. D’s Tips for Success

In this month’s “Others” blogpost for the Teaching and Learning Team Holistic Development, I want to draw attention to Mark Del Mastro’s website where he regularly updates a page called “Dr. D’s Tips for Success.” He has been a constant source of encouragement to me...
On Minds and Water Puddles

On Minds and Water Puddles

TLTCon is just over two weeks away, and I want to draw your attention to an important concept that Roediger highlights in the last chapter of Make It Stick called “generation.” I’ve referred to it in conversations as the “generating effect.” I most recently discussed...
How a Break at Work Benefits Family

How a Break at Work Benefits Family

I’m not sure what comes to your mind when you hear “break time,” but the word harbors a treasure of memories for me. My father was—still is, actually—a brick mason, and my summers spent with him on construction sites bore a very distinct and welcome rhythm: at 10 am,...
A Question for Roediger

A Question for Roediger

Okay. So, we’re about three months away from the day that Henry Roediger will descend onto the College of Charleston campus and deliver an inspiring speech on helping students learn. I can’t wait. I’m also anticipating his response to some questions his book has...
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