From Boardroom to Classroom: More Collaboration Buzz

I wouldn’t presume to cross into the world of business & finance  and start telling them how to get their act together. While I mostly don’t value the influx of business perspectives into education,  certain ideas make great metaphors for educators to think about. Evan Rosen’s piece in the February 5 Business Week online edition is one example. Rosen writes about the power of collaboration […]

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Making Lemonade

Last week I was feeling a little sour about the results of the anonymous mid-semester survey about how class was going, so I used a chunk of class time to respond, to talk about changes I’d be willing to make, to tell them where I thought they needed to step up. Then we moved into problem-solving mode. I told them I’d heard them loud and […]

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