The Dead Grandmother Syndrome and How to Treat It

If you are a woman of a certain age, with grandchildren attending college, please watch out for yourself over the next couple of weeks. Your mortality rate is about to increase dramatically. This is a well-documented phenomenon, first described in … Continue reading

Quick Tips: How to Manage Your Teaching During a Personal Crisis

There are a number of resources available to help instructors deal with teaching when an institution or our country has experienced a disaster or crisis [see The Innovative Instructor post Quick Tips: Teaching in Challenging Times and Facilitating Difficult Discussions, … Continue reading