Student feedback (toot #1) Show more

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coffee and sleep Show more

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gendered writing norms in the 21st Century Show more

gendered writing norms in the 21st Century Show more

gendered writing norms in the 21st Century Show more

food, olive oil question Show more

teaching musings, mh, (+), pt. III Show more

teaching musings, mh, (+), pt. II Show more

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I love the curbcut effect. (Might have the name wrong). The idea is that when you improve accessibility for one group, it tends to help everyone. So you put those cuts into the curb for wheelchair and it also helps people moving packages with trolleys, and with strollers, etc.

New example I've found. Webcomics that put the script under the comic for people with screenreaders and such. SUDDENLY I CAN ACTUALLY FIND OLD COMICS WITH GOOGLE WHEN I WANT TO SHOW PEOPLE A SPECIFIC JOKE.

academia and racial slurs, faculty shared governance Show more

Airport restrooms (+) Show more

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media, sex and trauma mention Show more

Today's mood: Aluminum foil-ed for the Ides of March.

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For a Black Mathematician, What It’s Like to Be the ‘Only One’

Fewer than 1 percent of doctorates in math are awarded to African-Americans. Edray Goins, who earned one of them, found the upper reaches of the math world a challenging place.

nytimes.com/2019/02/18/us/edra

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“$70 isn’t that much.” is honestly not the response you should be giving when asked how students struggling financially will be able to afford the mandatory digital textbook

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