Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Calm Before the Storm

This week’s adventure in teaching and learning took us on the road again, as the student teachers began their second placements.  One of the social studies student teachers is working with someone who is a seasoned cooperating teacher, while the … Continue reading

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Ich dachte Frühlingsferien sollte eigentlich Spaß machen(I thought spring break was supposed to be fun)

No classes this week, as students and faculty enjoyed a brief respite known as spring break.  However, that does not mean that life was just sitting around and watching soap operas (oops—daytime dramas, and that distraction stopped when One Life … Continue reading

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Spring Break Can’t Come Soon Enough…

As I am writing this blog post, Spring Break has officially arrived at Mansfield University. All of the grading is finally completed (yay!), and 1/3 of my academic department is in Italy on the History Travel Club’s annual tour. The … Continue reading

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This isn’t good for my self-esteem…

This past week I got to see the fruits of my labors…in other words, the first set of exams for the three classes I am teaching.  All of the exams in my classes are take-home, which has two particular benefits:  … Continue reading

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