Learning Style Debunking: Lost in Translation

As is often the case, ideas in education become industries and when those industries are finally debunked it is the original idea that becomes most maligned. Such is the case with the enthusiastic pronouncement that teaching to learning styles, an accepted practice...

I am a well dressed, over-eager nerd.

Everyone who has spent some time on a college campus will agree that “non-traditional” students are different. I am one of them and unless I live to be 120 years old, I can safely say that I am slightly past my quarter-life crisis. At my age it is important to share...

Of Willpower and Highlighters: The Joy of Going to School Online

I can go to class naked. I can pick my nose all I want, right in front of my teacher and classmates. I can have my favorite music blasting in the background or cook a five-course meal while being in class. The only time I have to fight for a seat is when my cat takes...