• Natalia Ermasova | Help Students Succeed

    Natalia Ermasova shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As an educator, she is driven to achieve more by helping students succeed through research and teaching. My Journey to #Achiev...
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  • Martha Low | Experiencing the Natural World

    Martha Low shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As an educator, she works to experience and enjoy all creatures and things in the natural world. My Journey to #AchieveMore In the ...
    Zac Bacco
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  • Be It Hereby Resolved

    It’s January, and I am seeing signs of resolutions everywhere: explicit declarations of relationship, health, and professional goals, along with tacit commitments indicated by images of tracking devices, fitness...
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  • Kristen Weinzapfel | Reading + Learning = Sharing the Love of Learning

    Kristen Weinzapfel shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As an educator, she reads to learn and this learning inspires her to share her learning with others. My Journey to #AchieveM...
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  • Heather Bennett | Understanding and Supporting the Path to Graduation

    Heather Bennett shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As an educator, she works to provide inspirational support to students on the cusp of greatness. My Journey to #AchieveMore As...
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  • Inappropriate Responses: Inviting (More) Disruption through an Activist Pedagogy

    Cecilia Shelton (nominated by Dr. Michelle Eble) is pursuing her PhD in Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional communication in the English department at East Carolina University. She is entering her fourth year in the f...
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  • The intelligence of crows: A short writing assignment 

    Crows are smart. Never underestimate a crow.   Comparative psychology is “the study of nonhuman animal behavior with the dual objective of understanding the behavior for its own sake and furthering the und...
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  • George Jones | Intellectual Interaction For Continued Learning Stimulation

    George Jones shares his journey and why he does what he does to achieve more. As an educator, he works to inspire intellectual interaction to improve learning stimulation with students. My Journey to #AchieveMo...
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  • Delaney O'Beirne | Help Others Be the Best They Can Be

    Delaney O'Beirne shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As a student, she works to be an agent of change to others and motivate them to be the best they can be. My Journey to #Achiev...
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  • Victoria Moy | A Starting Point for Refugee Children

    Victoria Moy shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As an educator and community leader, she started a non-profit to support and help child refugees. My Journey to #AchieveMore I of...
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  • S.  Neyooxet Greymorning | Saving Endangered Languages

    S. Neyooxet Greymorning shares his journey and why he does what he does to achieve more. As an educator, he works to preserve over 500 distinct North American Indigenous languages. My Journey to #AchieveMore W...
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  • Asia Parker | Striving to Be Part of Humanities Greatest Achievements

    Asia Parker shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As a student, she works to study humanity's greatest achievements and work to create one of her own. My Journey to #AchieveMore Th...
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  • Sarah Dzurko | In Memory Of A Loved One

    Sarah Dzurko shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As a student, she works to be the best she can be with support from loved ones. My Journey to #AchieveMore When I was in the nint...
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  • Amy Fitzjarrald | Use "No, You Can't" as Fuel

    Amy Fitzjarrald shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. She works to prove all who tell her "no" what she is capable of. My Journey to #AchieveMore My first year at college was rough...
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  • Listening to Students: Revising an Assignment and Teaching Black Panther 

    In Memory of Stan Lee (1922-2018)   Writing workshop for our Black Panther synthesis project. The words printed in black ink are: Most important: If it seems too hard, WRITE ABOUT  IT ANYWAY.   I was re...
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  • Framing a Story: Introducing the Narrative Conventions of Film

    This week's featured guest blogger is Joseph Couch, Professor at Montgomery College.   “It’s only a movie.” I will never forget that response from a student during a class discussion. While wat...
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  • From Margin to Center: The Politics of Readers and Syllabi

    While many of us are hurtling toward the end of the semester, we are also pressed to decide next semester’s book orders and ancillary readings. So, I want to celebrate how many of you are blogging about ass...
    April Lidinsky
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  • How to Get Students to Talk in Class: Strategies for Making a Quiet Class Talk and Encouraging Class Participation

    In the classroom, how long do you typically wait for students to respond after you ask them a question?   One second, three, ten seconds, twenty?   If a student doesn’t readily know an answer or si...
    Stacey Cochran
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  • Should We Delete Social Media?

      On November 24, S. Matthew Liao wrote an op-ed piece for The New York Times titled “Do You Have a Moral Duty to Leave Facebook?” Liao, who teaches philosophy and bioethics at NYU, examines a number ...
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  • Said Out of Order: Helping Students Interpret Subtext in Drama

      This week's featured guest blogger is Joseph Couch, Professor at Montgomery College.   “I think she’s a gold digger,” quite a few of my students once said during a discussion o...
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