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Pandemic Poem #17

Pandemic poem #17 came from musing over my Facebook and Twitter feed, on that day equal parts fun parody videos and sobering news items about our general unpreparedness and the scarcity of needed medical tests and equipment and lack of … Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #16

Pandemic poem #16,  thinking about the ways that critical and creative thinking are collaborative actions; how we all need one another to develop solutions to problems and rely on response to create, from the most individual efforts–writing stories–to the most … Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #13: The April Fools Poem

This was my April 1 poem. I’ve always hated April Fools, as most formerly-bullied kids probably do. Why devote an entire day to playing pranks on people, catching them unawares, sometimes humiliating and sometimes actually hurting them? And let’s be … Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #12

I tend to get caught up in routine, to think “oh, I ‘d like to, ” and “oh, I want to, ” and to buy things I love–shirts, skirts, shoes–and then not wear them, waiting for “someday,” some “right occasion, … Continue reading

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If you’ve never taught online before but now have to with almost no prep time, here are a couple of big things to keep in mind that will make it easier on you and your students.

As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads, universities are moving to online remote instruction and professors are being asked to move on-the-ground classes designed for face-to-face delivery online, sometimes with as little as a day’s notice, most often with a week or … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Covid-19 and transitioning on-the-ground to online courses under emergency conditions

A lot of higher education institutions are moving either temporarily or for the semester to online learning in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is, naturally, causing a lot of stress and anxiety, which is (of course!) a totally valid … Continue reading

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