It's about this time of year that most people recognize that their well-intentioned resolutions aren't going as well as they'd hoped or planned. If you're one of those people who planned to read more this year than last, here are some challenges to inspire you (since my only goal is to read the same as… Continue reading Renewing Resolutions
I know that there's been very little blogging here the first half of the academic year. In part it's because of a massive project we've been working on for the past two years that needed to be finished by the start of Winter Break. Well... ok, part one of the project needed to be finished. … Continue reading Feeling vindicated
There have been many posts that cover the Word of the Year ("they" is the Merriam-Webster choice, while Lynneguist suggests "knock-on" and "gotten"). This isn't that post. No, this is a post about words that I would gladly not hear again in their current context. Words that have become part of our educational lingo, or… Continue reading Can we talk?