Category: Confinement Spring 2020


Two magpies on the wire

I finally managed to finish recording the last classes that were due for this term. I had started into the week-end hoping to be able to wrap it up by Sunday evening, but after 15 hours of work for 3 recorded hours of first year introduction to literary history, I...


Adding sound

My first classes are online! – after a somewhat discouraging start, I got the whole system working now. I decided not to give virtual classes at a fixed times because it would require too much organization from some of the students, or even a quality of internet connection they don’t...


I hate grading – but still

I have always hated grading. It has always felt like a total misunderstanding of what teachers are there for. We are not here to grade, we are here to teach. In an ideal world, there would be no grading at all. Now, we are not in an ideal world, and...

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The alpha and the beta

Homeschooling seems to work better now that we have a system – a system that supposes that each child can use a laptop on their own for 3 hours in the morning. I have no idea how people who are less well equipped than us, both technically and pedagogically, can...

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