Seymour Papert, who wrote about teaching children thinking and thought deeply about how learning works, notably said that “You can’t think about thinking without thinking about thinking about something.” This is a place where we can all think about thinking about teaching.
The day to day life of the community college professor can be a blur of classes, grading, student meetings, and college service. This will be a place where we can stop and contemplate the deeper ideas that lie behind what goes on in our teaching in and out of the classroom. The theme this year will be things that encourage student engagement. Please feel free to join in the conversation through the comment section, or email me, or come by and see me.