One Sentence Reviews of the Best Reads of 2016

One Sentence Reviews of the Best Reads of 2016

This year was full of half-read books, tons of audiobooks, and plenty of research. Out of the books I read and finished, these are the ones that made the cut. Below is this year’s list of one sentence reviews of the best reads of 2016. Check out previous years here: 2014 Winners 2015 Winners Professional […]

Teaching Strategies: 7 Habits of an Excellent Teacher

Teaching Strategies: 7 Habits of an Excellent Teacher - College Teaching Tips

“The one exclusive sign of knowledge is thorough teaching.” Aristotle Teaching strategies are hit or miss, but these seven teaching strategies are tried and true and pretty easy to practice. These seven teaching habits of an excellent teacher are seven down-and-dirty tips for teaching college students. They are based on Chickering’s and Gamson’s “Seven Principles […]

Summer Reading List – Teacher’s Edition

Summer Reading List

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.” ~John Steinbeck Summer is here! Enter self-care, family time, and relaxation. […]

Why Books are the Best Travel Souvenir

I want to share a glimpse of the globe-trotting adventures with my oldest daugther today. I teach internationally with many amazing and bright young minds all over the world. I am always looking for ways to encourage a love of  reading and learning. Find out why books can be the best travel souvenir you can possibly bring […]

Goal Setting for Book Lovers

Literature Courses

I am a goal setter and find this helps me more than anything else to stay on track with reading. If you’ve ever trained for a marathon, then you know the importance of varying your routine while staying disciplined. And the most important thing is to make a little bit of progress everyday, so following […]