It was the perfect storm. The weather was forecast to be perfect. Each student has their own portable chair. And I am getting closer and closer to the end of my teaching career. If it was ever going to happen, this seemed like the right time. So I did it. For the first time in … Continue reading It Only Took 34 Years for Me to Be the “Cool” Teacher
PowerPoint has been a mainstay of my teaching for the past 30 years. While I don't just stand up there and recite what is on the slides, I do use the text that is on the slides to highlight the key points I want to make and to keep me on track. Well according to … Continue reading Thanks to PowerPoint, I’ve Been an Ineffective Teacher for the Past Thirty Years
I started teaching right around the time tools like PowerPoint first came on the scene. Since I've always liked to try out new technologies, I would give these tools a shot if I thought they would enhance my teaching. The first presentation software I worked with was a great program called Compel, which I thought … Continue reading Is This What Teaching Used to be Like?