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TA 101: “Ugh, No Fair!” or, Crafting Fair Course Policies

I’m excited to announce two regular features on this blog: TA 101 and TA 911.  These posts are specifically designed to help teaching assistants with classroom management techniques, sample lesson plans, case studies, and whatever else I fancy writing about.  The TA 101 posts will cover basic, helpful information that we often learn in trial-by-fire […]

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Tech Savvy: Apps for Grad Students

I have a deep, dark secret, especially for someone in an English department: I love technology.  No, seriously.  I don’t think you understand.  I love technology so, so much.  In fact, I’m almost ashamed (okay, I am definitely ashamed) to admit to how many gadgets I own.  There’s not a single room in my house that doesn’t […]