Monthly Archives: March 2018

March 13, 2018 Newsletter

Book Review: The Discussion Book The subtitle says it all: “50 Great Ways to Get People Talking.” After a brief introduction, Stephen Brookfield and Stephen Preskill present 50 techniques one after the other, in no particular order. The order is … Continue reading

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February 27 Newsletter

The Vocabulary Crisis: How to Fix It Our students’ vocabularies inform both who they are and who they can be. Evidence suggests, however, that our students are reading less, hearing less conversation, and bringing a smaller vocabulary to college.1 Most … Continue reading

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February 13, 2018 Newsletter

Smart Phone Teaching I have always wanted my Introduction to Kinesiology students to experience firsthand how someone in my field would perform a particular skill in the real world. This presents an interesting and fun challenge. Last semester I was looking for ways to … Continue reading

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