A couple years ago, I had the privilege of working with a team of math and science colleagues working to revise their undergraduate curriculum (affectionately known as “Core Ed” to reflect the new core education that they were creating for their math and science majors). To be specific, these were colleagues from math, biology, chemistry,… Continue reading From forward thinking to backward design
It’s graduation season, and this year I’ve had the opportunity to attend a few ceremonies. Whether or not you’ve been to one lately, I’m sure you are familiar with the genre of the commencement speech. The format often goes like this: Congratulate the graduates. (Be sure to include some kind of verbal “high five” and… Continue reading Congratulations, Class of 2016: Go do what we (hope we) taught you to do!