Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, we at Searle would like to extend our thanks to all the wonderful teachers at Northwestern. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to learning and teaching. And we also thank our students–we think … Continue reading

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Helping all students learn in a diverse classroom

We’ve probably never had an instructor say,  “I feel totally comfortable teaching in a diverse classroom.”  Teachers can feel worried about saying something that could be construed as biased, about underrepresented students not feeling comfortable speaking, about inadvertently doing something … Continue reading

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What does it mean to teach?

There’s an age-old question that people will sometimes debate:  “If a tree falls in the forest, but no one is around to hear it fall, did the tree make a sound?” A similar question could be posed about teaching:  “If … Continue reading

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