Why I Love LinkedIn

I've used LinkedIn for several years, and it's one of the sites I go to every day. As a college professor, my favorite feature is simply reading through the Notifications to see what my former students are up to. If one of them is starting a new job, has gotten a promotion, or is going … Continue reading Why I Love LinkedIn

I Don’t Know Any Teachers Who Dress Like This

The Wall Street Journal is at it again. Today it had a story, "A Studied Look: Fall Menswear’s Professorial Style", that looked at the newest outfits allegedly designed for college teachers. I've written before about the outrageous clothing for men that is often featured in the Wall Street Journal, but as a college teacher, I … Continue reading I Don’t Know Any Teachers Who Dress Like This

Why I Love DonorsChoose.org

Imagine making a donation to a cause that you really believe in, one that you believe will make a difference. Then imagine getting personalized hand-drawn thank you notes like the one above, telling you how awesome you are. Well that pretty much describes how the online charity DonorsChoose.org works. Its mission is  to "engage  the public in public … Continue reading Why I Love DonorsChoose.org