Anne Bronte was awesome and so is this comic strip.
Seriously? Using test bank questions is lazy and short-changes students? My stats book has some clever and thought-provoking suggested exam questions, and I USE them. And my tests are better for them. (For the sections where their questions aren’t so great, I do come up with my own.) And, perhaps even worse, I put a HOMEWORK question on the exam, usually one that most students missed the first time around. Boice says let others do the work for you (especially when it increases quality), and yea verily, I DO.
In the line of not pretending that we’re all holier-than-thou profs, Dr. Crazy has a nice commentary on the ranting professor that’s been going around the internets.
I know we said we weren’t touching the monetary worth of MFA programs with a ten-foot pole. But, it’s ok if Scalzi is holding the pole.
Oh Hyperbole and a Half, you CRACK ME UP.
Frugal Scholar explains why many of us don’t use coupons. And no, it isn’t because they don’t make them for anything we buy (though that is also often true).
We were on this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance hosted by Simply Forties.
And as always, check out Money Reasons’ Saturday comic strip.
We’ve both been kind of bowled over by trying to get everything ready for the week before Thanksgiving and the last bit of class that comes right after (plus service etc.) There’s a ton of stuff we’re missing!