How teaching prepares you for a non-academic job

As an educator at the University of Kansas, I developed a number of skills that are highly transferable to  life outside of academia, and that's our topic for the day. What goes into preparing a course? Most students take for granted the class they are taken as if the class has always existed and that … Continue reading How teaching prepares you for a non-academic job

Using Kahoot in the Classroom

Getting students engaged in the classroom is no easy task. We live on an overly stimulated society with probably the shortest attention span in decades. I have found that creating a dynamic experience for the classroom is the best way to keep students on their toes. Most of us are familiar with the learning pyramid … Continue reading Using Kahoot in the Classroom