• Pedagogy

    A Few of My Favorite Things: Fall 2018 Projects

    This semester I did the same project I’ve done for several semesters prior. And I wanted to make sure to highlight some of my favorite projects. This semester, I seemed to have a bit less engagement and creativity with the visual portion of the assignment. But I think there were some real standouts. This semester did illustrate that there might need to be some changes to the overall guidelines/structure of the assignment! You can find the assignment described here and a wider array of sample projects here. But for now, enjoy the Fall 2018 superstars! Pirates of the Atlantic First…

  • Monthly Goals

    Hello, November: Monthly Goals

    I’ve said it once, but I’ll say it again: How is it already November? Thanks to Emily Ley for this lovely November art! I know that I’m probably the world’s worst blogger, but I keep coming back and I keep…

  • Uncategorized

    Hello, Autumn: Pedagogical Experiment

    Can you guys believe it’s already November!? Is Autumn really here? [To be fair, it hasn’t really started to feel like fall just yet…but the leaves are turning!] I feel like the semester just started and I’m already like…where the hell…

  • Monthly Goals

    April 2017 Goals: Hello, Spring!

    And just like that, it’s April! Last month I made progress on some goals. On others…not so much. But as Lara Casey says: progress happens little-by-little. So I’m going to celebrate my little wins and ring in Spring with exuberance!…

  • Pedagogy

    TEDx: Stevenson University–My Experience

    This post about my TEDx experience originally appeared on my guest blog for the British Naval History website. A few months ago a call came across our university Portal asking for TEDx speakers. For those unfamiliar, TEDx is a way…

  • Personal

    Me, Myself, and my Mental Health

    The original version of this post appeared on BritishNavalHistory.com and can be found here. I thought long and hard about whether or not to write this post. Certainly others have already written about the subject far more eloquently than I…