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15, 14, 13 and grading.

May 19th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

Grading.  Need I say more?  To some, yes.  So I guess I will. If we had authentic situations in place to allow students to demonstrate their knowledge in other ways than on a piece of paper, grading would be a whole different game.  And, that is what it is.  A game.  At worst.  At best, […]

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16 and disarray

May 17th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, retirement, time, Work

I was really struck yesterday by the sheer disarray of my house!  And then I realized that it’s pretty normal for end of semester crazies – and that this is the last end of semester crazies!   End of semester celebrations, finals, huge final projects to grade, many pieces of paper to sort, file and hand […]

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31 and last times

May 1st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time

Just as I try not to say, “the trip of a lifetime,” because there’s always another opportunity to go on another trip and experience new things, I’ve been hesitant to say “the last time,” when it comes to my retirement. Today marked the last time – at least the “official” last time that a group […]

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43, 42 and skills

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, family, Musings, retirement, time

I found this website/blog by Bob Lowry today and really liked his question:  “Do you lack the necessary skills to retire?”   Although, truth be told, I would have asked it as “Do you have the necessary skills to retire?”  I spent a few minutes looking at blogs about retirement and soon tired of the topics: […]

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44 and plans

April 19th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, family, Musings, My Goals, retirement, time

Sooner or later I’m going to die, but I’m not going to retire. Margaret Mead The closer I get to “retirement,” the more I really understand why it was so hard for my father.  He had his first heart attack in his 40s, and although he didn’t have many more – remarkably given that he […]

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