Blog

I write all over the place, but I’ll try to keep a running list of things here.

  • On “AI-Proofing” Your Assignments
    I need to get something off my chest. I’ve been struggling and I know that many of my colleagues have been struggling. Sharing those struggles online has been its own struggle. I’m talking about students submitting work that is generated by large language models (LLM) and my efforts to deal with “AI-proofing” assignments. When I share my frustrations online, or commiserate with other educators… Continue reading On “AI-Proofing” Your Assignments
  • Bias In The Machine: The Lack Of Equity And Inclusion In AI Tools
    Consider for a moment the last time you experienced a new technology, that by default, supported and lifted up marginalized communities. Maybe you thought of one, I can’t.
  • Why I Teach Online
    I get a lot of questions from teachers about what it’s like to teach in an online setting, especially an asynchronous one. Here’s some background: For my entire career, I’ve gravitated to what I felt like have been the most challenging environments. I have always had more fun teaching students who need special consideration to get their needs met. I’ve worked in alternative, recovery,… Continue reading Why I Teach Online
  • My guide for students using ChatGPT
    I wrote a book for students guiding them through the process of using ChatGPT effectively.
  • Initial Thoughts on Chat GPT
    I think that there is enormous potential in ChatGPT for English Language Learners, special ed students with writing accommodations, disabled students who use assistive tech for speech to text, etc. If they can use the tool to get a first draft done, then they could spend their time editing and updating the default text. This seems like it would be of benefit to most… Continue reading Initial Thoughts on Chat GPT