In my last post I discussed my decision to teach 80 students (now 77) without lecturing. I’ve been wondering how it is going until today. When I walked into class this morning there were already 20-25 students in the room and instead of sitting there staring straight ahead or checking their phones for new text…
I Know…Let’s Blame the Students
Sometimes it seems to me that whenever things go wrong in college teaching, the first impulse of the professor is to blame the students. They aren’t prepared for class. They don’t want to grapple with the hard concepts. They don’t want to read what I assign. They do all their work at the last minute….