Content Decay

When does the content we as teachers know start to decay?  If I were to think of academic content as a rock and society as water, I could draw a great many comparisons.  Academic content, like rocks have three choices when they face water.Choice 1: Rocks can sit in one place with no moving water … Continue reading Content Decay

Elegant Failure

As a teacher, I know that failure teaches more than success.  And yet, by failure, I don’t mean an urbanized understanding of a letter grade.  I mean the risk taking and attempts made by a student to solve the riddle that the teacher has produced.  This in many ways mirrors a Koan. A Koan, through … Continue reading Elegant Failure