Author Archives: cupprof

About cupprof

Husband, father, grandfather, professor, outdoorsman, photographer, and perpetual deck builder.

Blockheads

How can I encourage a fundamental change in the way my students view the classes they are taking? One of the most frustrating aspects of teaching future teachers is that these students do not want to think like teachers.  Even … Continue reading

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Time to Begin Again

My son has inspired me.  He just self-published his first novel on Amazon (C.B. McCullough, The Fallen Odyssey).  I’m not much a reader, I wish I were, but I’m not.  Thus, I’m struggling with writing.  So, the fact that I’m … Continue reading

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Test Post

Trying out Blog Booster.

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Video Test…

Due to a couple of questions from students, I wanted to try a quick blog test of adding a YouTube video.  In the recent past, WordPress would NOT allow videos to be posted.  I think there was some concern of … Continue reading

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Afloat… Barely.

Well that didn’t take long. I can barely keep my head above water. I thought I would stay on top of things, but here I am in the second week of classes and already WAY behind. It always soundsready, teaching … Continue reading

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Summer school begins

The summer session has started out fairly well. ED 517 and ED 620 are at full steam now. I’ve tried to do a better job at verifying students are using their Clarion email. It seems to be working. As always, … Continue reading

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Insanely sane…

I thought I would remain sane and not try to plan every single little detail of my Summer 2012 classes.  I thought I would simply add the detail as I went.  What I have found is that I am going … Continue reading

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QR Codes

I’m having some fun experimenting with QR Codes as they relate to my upcoming classes.  I imagine many folks have smartphones that can read QR Codes, but do they know how to use them?  And if they do, does anyone … Continue reading

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Summer School…

I can’t believe summer school is already here. I’ll be like a kid in a candy store. I love teaching summer classes! This summer I’m taking a less organized approach. Instead of being completely insane about having every detail of … Continue reading

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iPhone test

This is a quick test of the WordPress iPhone App. It looks like it could work very nicely. I guess time will tell.

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