Are you starting to panic about the approach of the fall semester?
Maia Heyck-Merlin’s book The Together Teacher: Plan Ahead, Get Organized, and Save Time (2012) is chock-full of helpful ideas. It’s aimed at K-12 teachers, yet much of the advice is fully applicable to college-level teachers, too.
Have you considered what a big project it is to clean out and properly distribute a lifetime’s accumulation? Is your worst nightmare having to take on that project with little or no warning? Continue reading →
Feeling anxious? You’re not alone. In my experience, anxiety seems to be quite prevalent among academics. What’s interesting is how some people are really bothered by the experience, and others aren’t. One difference? Mindfulness. Continue reading →
So how much work can you really handle at one time? Benson and Barry’s Personal Kanban: Mapping Work, Navigating Life demonstrates an adaptable tool for tracking your workflow. It’s based on two simple rules: Continue reading →