Monthly Archives: December 2012

How seeing Teachers as Designers helped me understand my past and gave me hope for the future

A recent birthday present helped me understand one of the first teaching mistakes I realized I was making, and how two current techniques I use work to overcome that mistake. The present made it clear that we teachers have an … Continue reading

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Filling the Chalkboard

Why “Filling the Chalkboard”? Because the chalkboard is the space between that particular teacher and those particular students. There’s a singularity there that exists in the union of the space and the people that is pedagogy unfolding, and that’s something … Continue reading

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“Me teaching monads to you is like you teaching your parents about flashmobs.”

“Me teaching Monads to you is like you teaching your parents about flashmobs.” When I said this during office hours, I realized I’d finally found a way to teach about monads. 1. Leibnizian Metaphysics According to Gottfried Leibniz, there is … Continue reading

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