Entries by Emily Kirsch

5 Ways to Actively Engage Students in Learning

  Robyn slipped her textbook between the pillow and the mattress, one hand resting on its hard cover. It wasn’t exactly comfortable and she didn’t really believe what Sarah had told her, but she wasn’t going to take the chance. She needed that B+ and if it had to happen through osmosis, then so be […]

Finding “Flow” in the Classroom

The Climb I began bouldering while in grad school. Invited by a group of experienced climbers, I immediately felt like a fish out of water but decided to go for it regardless. If you have never bouldered before, it goes something like this: You start on the ground, struggling to pull on a snug pair […]