Part of my job is to promote studying languages and learning about other cultures. This is an infographic I made on Venngage.com, a free resource with premium options (like, if you want to actually print your infographic or download it). The upside is that you can practice and show your work on their website and […]Read More Why Study Languages?
I’ve been reading a lot lately about student agency and student empowerment, and ways that people leading the way in the Open Education movement are sharing their ideas and demonstrating ways to share privileged spaces with increasingly more equity. Most recently, I’ve been inspired by both my colleagues participating in the #OpenEd18 conference as well as my […]Read More My critical pedagogy in German 101 and assessments
Open Ed is not a one-time project. It’s a lifestyle. I’m still rather new to this lifestyle, but I can already tell it is something that will be an ongoing part of my work life. In my last post, I stated that I am trying un-grading this semester. I’m reflecting in this post about how […]Read More Open Pedagogy and Un-grading have changed my world
Or Confessions of a Former Tough Grader I was one of those professors who was really tough on students when it came to feedback and grading. It was difficult to get an A in my classes; I also gave tough assignments with unrealistic deadlines. (sorry, former students!) Ok, to be fair, I was a new […]Read More Why I’m (also) Not Grading This Semester
visit by Chef Glenn henry Bust from Germany, Weissbier Tiramisu, German 201, German 315 presentationsRead More Fun with German at Keene State College