Author: Jayme Yeo

Growth Mindset for Teachers

I chanced upon an article from my colleague Jessica Riddell the other day that I thought worth sharing. The title caught my eye: “There is no such thing as a naturally gifted teacher.” Jessica calls out the pedagogical hypocrisy in academia that would commit us to a growth mindset for our students (as learners) while …

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Teaching Center Spring Events

Now that the Spring semester is in full swing, I wanted to post our calendar and opportunities for faculty this semester! Also note deadlines for travel grant applications below. Lunch Discussions   Reading and Working Groups Workshops and Retreats First-Year Faculty Seminars Tuesday, January 24   ChatGPT and Other AI: Impacts for Teaching and  Student …

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Leaves are falling, there’s a snap in the air, students seem more exhausted, stressed, and overwhelmed, and faculty are strained and spread thin. It must be midterms. The hopes of the beginning of the semester always seem to dissolve into the time constraints of academic life this time of year. My best intentions—to embrace active …

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