College Classroom Management: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

College Classroom Management: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

One of the things that many new and some veteran college instructors struggle with is classroom management.  Classroom Management, simply put, is how you maintain order in your classes.  The blog post offers college instructors simple classroom management strategies they can use immediately. A well-managed course enhances the students' learning environment and may help with student retention and persistence.

3 Awesome Reasons You Should Be Using Remind In Your College Classroom

3 Awesome Reasons You Should Be Using Remind In Your College Classroom

Remind (Remind.com) is an online application that allows teachers and other educational leaders to communicate with students/parents in real-time. Students can opt-in to Remind and receive messages via text messages.

The Truth is….Most Community College Students Never Graduate

The Truth is….Most Community College Students Never Graduate

Student persistence has been a major issue in higher education for a while.  This lack of student persistence in community colleges has recently drawn attention from people outside of higher education.  

U. S. Education's Biggest Secret: High School Diplomas, Middle School Education

U. S. Education's Biggest Secret:  High School Diplomas, Middle School Education

Only 1 in 4 High School graduates is college ready. Many recent graduates must enroll in developmental or remedial courses before they can take college-level classes.  Too many of our high school graduates are not "college or career-ready!"

"Be Better!"

"Be Better!"

For many years, I was a coach.  From time to time my players would come to me right before a game and say something like, “That team over there is good.”  My standard reply was, “Be Better!”  Sometimes I got the blank stares (probably waiting for me to say more) or the standard reply of “Ok coach.”