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Teaching Neurodiversity:  The Brain Is Diverse by Design  

Adam K. Anderson is professor of human development and member of the graduate field of psychology at Cornell University. He is interested in the role of the emotions in all human faculties, considering psychological, physiological, and neural perspectives. In recognition of his work, Adam has been a Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, received the APA …

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Responding to the ChatGPT Moment with Reflection, Emotion, and Process 

Jessica Enoch is Professor of English and Director of the Academic Writing Program at the University of Maryland. The program—which she has directed for twelve years—has more than sixty instructors teaching more than 2,000 students each semester. In 2019, the Conference on College Composition and Communication recognized Jess's writing program with the Writing Program Certificate …

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Using a Previewing Strategy to Help Students Get the Most Out of Reading

Grace Ferris is an assistant professor of chemistry at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, where she teaches General Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, Introductory Biochemistry, and Life Chemistry: Drugs in Our Lives. She earned her BA in chemistry with a minor in education from Mount Holyoke College in 2008 and her …

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From Spectators to Participants: Using Videos to Promote Engagement in the History Classroom

Malia McAndrew is an educator based in Cleveland, Ohio. She has taught introductory history material to a range of audiences, including middle and high school students, undergraduates, medical students, and incarcerated women. Malia believes that studying the American past can help us to think about the future we want to co-create together. Malia McAndrewImage Credit: …

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The Norton Guide to Equity-Minded Teaching: A Sneak Peek

Written by faculty development experts (Isis Artze-Vega, Flower Darby, Bryan Dewsbury, and Mays Imad), this peer-to-peer teaching guide offers concrete steps to help any instructor striving to ensure all students—and, in particular, historically underserved students—have an equal chance for success. Distilling key principles of equity-minded pedagogy into manageable units, The Norton Guide to Equity-Minded Teaching equips faculty …

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How to Apply Your Degree in Sociology to Any Career 

Karen Sternheimer teaches in the sociology department at the University of Southern California. Her research focuses primarily on moral panics, youth, and popular culture, and she is editor of the Everyday Sociology Reader (W. W. Norton, 2020). Her commentary has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, and the San Jose Mercury News. This article was originally posted …

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The Power of Students Teaching Students 

Geraldine Woods has taught every level of English from fifth grade through Advanced Placement at both St. Jean Baptiste High School and the Horace Mann School in New York City. She is the author of more than fifty books, including Independent Study That Works: Designing a Successful Program, and the creator of the Grammarian in the …

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IMPACT Student Study Skills 

Dr. Sarah Grison is an associate professor of psychology at Parkland College and the coordinator for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. She is a coauthor of the introductory psychology textbook Psychology in Your Life, which was recently published in its Fourth Edition. This article was adapted from a virtual workshop, and the …

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On Not Returning to School After Thirty-Five Years in the Classroom: What Did the Teacher Learn After All That Time in the Classroom?

Jim Burke, a former English teacher at Middle College at the College of San Mateo, taught for over thirty-five years, and has written more than twenty-five books about teaching and literacy. He has received numerous awards, including the Exemplary Leadership Award from the National Council of Teachers of English and the Distinguished Service Award from …

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Overcoming Obstacles: How to Help Incoming Freshmen Transition into Sophisticated Learners

Dr. Ron Elizaga is a social psychologist and professor in the Psychology and Education Department at Columbus State Community College, where he teaches Intro to Psychology, Social Psychology, and Personality Psychology. He is a winner of the CSCC Distinguished Teaching Award, is a co-founder of the Generation One Trailblazers first-generation student resource group, and maintains …

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