Author Archives: Carrie DiMatteo

Bearing the Responsibility for Our Own Expectations

At several points in my development as a college teacher, I have learned the hard way (and too late) that I bear the responsibility for my own expectations. This is not to say that students cannot be held accountable for … Continue reading

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Knowledge Transfer

I was asked to give a workshop last year to a group of grade school teachers on the issue of knowledge transfer. The reason for the workshop was teachers’ perceptions that students moved from grade to grade and subject to … Continue reading

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Generating Hypotheses Across the Disciplines

Take a chance to think: In your discipline, what sort of writing do you do? What do you make hypotheses about? We all know that students of the scientific method are instructed to generate hypotheses and perform tests of those … Continue reading

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