This past week was the start of online teaching at my university. Because I teach a mostly-international student population, and also have students whose homes do not have reliable internet connections, I've been working to create "asynchronous" modules for them to complete when they can. And I'm "homeschooling" my kid. It's...a lot. I thought I'd… Continue reading social distancing: week 2 report
Month: March 2020
social distancing: week 1 report
Well, in my last post, I said I thought we were headed towards school closures, and indeed, we were. So we spent last week holed up in our house, all three of us; my husband I were working from home, and our daughter was schooling from home. It was...a lot. I've been working to set… Continue reading social distancing: week 1 report
I have a new sweater! (And everything else is chaos.)
It turns out I did finish my sweater over Spring Break, as predicted...though nothing else has gone according to plan. My university has told all of the students to stay home, or go home, and we have been thrust into online teaching in order to contribute to flattening the curve through social distancing. It was… Continue reading I have a new sweater! (And everything else is chaos.)
Spring Break, heartbreak, c’est la vie.
It's "Spring Break" for my university, which means that I can work at home all week. If you thought "Spring Break" meant "not working", you clearly don't know any professors! But it will be a bit more chill, which I'm super grateful for, because goodness gracious, I could use a break. I've finished the first… Continue reading Spring Break, heartbreak, c’est la vie.