Last night I was honored to received the Yuma County Teacher of the Year Award in the College Professor category. Below is the text from my two minute acceptance speech: “So, a veteran, a high school student, an athlete, an … Continue reading
Technology is ever-present in our lives today, so it is no wonder that it has been increasingly incorporated into higher education. At the beginning of my career, my access to technology in the classroom was limited to a television with … Continue reading
My parents instilled in me the old adage “Cheaters never prosper.” Later, one of my bosses quipped, “If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying!” I believe that most of my students were raised to adhere to the former philosophy and act … Continue reading
One of the “Inside the White House” presentations created by a student using Prezi. We’ve entered the homestretch of the semester and Spring Fever is in the air. Spring Break is nearly upon us and that means that final papers … Continue reading
A couple of years ago, I took over teaching World Regional Geography from another history instructor who was burned out with the class. After my first semester, I could see why: grading stacks of map exercises that included coloring in … Continue reading
Since I began this blog about integrating technology into the history classroom back in January, I have acquired a new-found respect for those who put themselves out there in the “blogosphere.” In the past I had used blogs to provide … Continue reading
Great insights about Millennial students.