Academic politics are vicious, but that doesn’t mean you have to be.
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How we commend our students can affect not only their attitudes but their performance.
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- Waiting for Us to Notice Them
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- Is Practice Overrated?
- Stop Blaming Students for Your Listless Classroom
- How Students Learn From Games
A Princeton historian is a teacher, scholar, and collaborator — but not, he says, a writer.
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- The Challenges of Writing 'I'
- Presenting Without a Net
- Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Writers
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- The Habits of Highly Productive Writers
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