A message of hope for a good 2021-22 School year
If you ask around the internet about rest days, you find a debate between the “be active every day” crowd and those who insist that your body needs recovery time. And honestly, the answer is somewhat in the middle. If you’re doing something that requires regeneration, such as strength training to build muscle, than yes, …
In this week’s podcast, I talk about Frequency Distributions, the shape of data, and the middle.
On this week’s Battling Pickle Podcast, I talk about statistics – what they are, why correlation does not imply causation, and a bit on measurement scales. I mention Tyler Vigen’s great Spurious Correlations webpage as well!
I discuss the relative merits of resubmission and late work. Here are also a few interesting additional resources: 1 & 2
Remember when I talked about the Major Project in Battling Pickle Podcast 4? Well, the projects are in and I have my overall reactions to them!
This week I cover the difference between RTI and MTSS with the help of this great blog piece. I also talk about how responses to my Midterm Survey in Psychology of Learning changed my mind about a change I was planning on making to the class!
In this episode I talk about how to deal with students who have experienced trauma in your classroom and at your institution, drawing heavily on the following resources: Trauma-Informed Practice in K-12 Schools: An Evidence-Based Practice Guide for School Administrators Trauma Doesn’t Stop at the School Door Here’s the episode:
Yesterday at our first in person orientation since 2019, I reminded a group of students that they paid tuition money to us to buy access to professors. Basically, come talk to us, listen to what we are telling you, because you’re paying for it. This means that what I know, as an experimental psychologist / …
In these two podcasts, I first talk about what exactly I expect in a major project (Applicable to a number of classes I teach), and then in Podcast 5, I talk about the Pros of Standardized Testing (With discussion of these two articles: 1 2 Enjoy!