18 months ago I embarked on a PhD, fresh-faced and enthusiastic. I was confident I could learn enough to understand research at the coal-face. But when faced with the prospect of producing an original paper, I was frankly terrified. How on earth do you turn vague ideas into concrete results? In retrospect, my naive brain was … Continue reading (Not) How to Write your First Paper →
The fake peer review retraction count continues to mount. Elsevier is retracting nine papers from five journals because fake email addresses for reviewers were provided during submission of the original manuscripts. According to a statement from the publisher: Nine papers are being retracted from five Elsevier journals due to manipulation of the peer-review process that led […]
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This is my school district's first year in their 1-to-1 initiative called Project OLE (Olympian Learning Environment). Our mascot is an olympian. Because we are 1-to-1, I think it's time I try a learning management system in my classroom. At first I assumed that Google Classroom was the way to go. My IT showed me how to use Google Classroom and then mentioned Schoology. I know very little about either one, but decided to try Schoology because I hear it has more bells and
Let's take a moment to reminisce. There aren't a ton of things I remember from first grade. I remember my teacher's name was Mrs. Charboneau. That was hard to spell as a first grader! We colored teddy bears on the first day of school. One of our assignments for the year was to count to 100 for our teacher. And, my favorite math worksheets were the ones that said 2 + box = 5.I also remember getting back worksheets about reading the time from a clock that […]