The other day…

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fnewyorker%2Fvideos%2F10154991782723869%2F&show_text=0&width=560 …what do you do when a student thinks something is funny when it clearly is not? Not only is it not funny, but racist, threatening, and aggressive? …when a student holds a misconception so deep, so off, that you know it came from someone’s comment/belief, growing unchecked? …when a student believes you have no… Read More The other day…

Elements of Structure Series: Part 11: Tough questions: students and humor

This video is PG-13. And no, the number doesn’t work. A student shared this with me a few weeks ago. To spark a conversation, I thought it would be interesting to see what other students thought about it, too. Students also watched this one, too. No commentary from me, just questions. As this writing, they’ve… Read More Elements of Structure Series: Part 11: Tough questions: students and humor