This weekend, I graduate from GWU’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development with a master’s degree in education policy. Over these past two years, I repeatedly have informed friends that I cannot meet on various weekends and evenings because I have pages to read and papers to write. I have worked on group projects where members have live ...
It started in a bar. Two doc students and a professor were simply discussing literature and theory -- typical bar conversation, you know. And then an idea emerged. Quite a wonderful idea leapt out of the basement of Froggy Bottom Pub on Pennsylvania Ave.
We were going to start a reading salon. More reading? That's a question my classmate and I ask ...
Once you know what you know, how does one come to know more? I’d guess by asking more questions. My wife has now taken the plunge back into school and she asked me if scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles were primary or secondary sources. Without any hesitation, I replied, “Primary”.
This instance brought me back to the root ...
April. It’s all that remains. Once May rolls around, I will have finished my readings, my papers and presentations, my classes, and I’m going to have things called ‘weekends’ back in my life.
Despite having already ordered my cap and gown, I am not done. The April pages of my planner glow with highlighted due dates and Saturdays and Sund ...
Despite the looming possibility of "snowquestration," it really is almost spring in D.C. Spring break is next week. The daffodils in my office window are blooming, and I'm predicting that the cherry blossoms will be blooming in the next three weeks. (I'm not an expert, though, so no promises.) I'm looking forward to the spring weather and the cherr ...
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