Monthly Archives: February 2012

Seeing How the Other Half Lives

This week provided a different type of adventure, as it included a road trip to see how another university’s History Department evaluated itself.  In addition, I had the pleasure of observing two more student teachers, seeing how a group of … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I wonder…okay, most of the time

This week’s adventure in teaching and learning indeed was an adventure.  From a class discussion in which we ran out of time (because one student wanted the opportunity to share his story as the son of an immigrant) to the … Continue reading

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“It’s déjà vu all over again”

(thanks to Yogi Berra for the quote) Sometimes, my students discuss the events in one specific class on a specific day in their weekly journal, reflecting on how their interactions with students showed them what they need to do to … Continue reading

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On the road again…

This week’s adventure in teaching and learning history at Mansfield University included more documentaries, lectures, and visits to each of the student teachers.  In the American Revolution class, we’ve moved into the 1760s and have explored the impact of George … Continue reading

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