Contingencies for Ugly Situations

I just completed the first week of my third academic year in Qatar, and things seem to be off to a good start. I don't teach until 2pm, and this past week I awoke at 5am every day. So, during my ample morning free time, I have been working out at the gym in my… Continue reading Contingencies for Ugly Situations

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10 of My Core Values

The other day at work, I attended a professional development session, which I thought was going to give me explicit instruction in how to design items for my appraisal action plan. Instead, participants at the session were asked to consider the things that brought meaning to their life and to create a vision for the… Continue reading 10 of My Core Values

10 Student Activities for the First 10 Minutes of Class

This week I've been busy teaching and grading; however, I have also been approached and contacted by various people to present on something for the department. Wanting to be a good professional, I have been considering what I might offer my very accomplished cadre of colleagues. Then the idea of 10-minute activities occurred to me.… Continue reading 10 Student Activities for the First 10 Minutes of Class