We All Have to Push the Van

Published in Women in Higher Education on June 9, 2020: Now, however, I’m thinking about this scene in Little Miss Sunshine differently. I’m stuck on the broken van and the Hoovers’ efforts to get it moving. They push and push and push. They have to work together or the van won’t move.  

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Schooling Amid a Pandemic

Published in The National Teaching and Learning Forum on May 11, 2020: This isn’t home schooling; it’s crisis schooling. I’m trying not to panic.  

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The Juggle is Unreal

Published in Women in Higher Education on April 20, 2020: But, right now, I’m not even close to good enough. Good enough has left the building. I’m a juggler who can’t keep a single ball in the air. The balls are falling all around me and smacking me in the face on the way down. …

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The Juggle is Real

Published in Women in Higher Education on March 31, 2020: But we also have to learn that we just have to juggle and sometimes we are going to be bad at it. We have to get to a point where we can find peace with doing the best we can.  

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Protest is Education

Published in The National Teaching and Learning Forum on March 11, 2020: Protest is education; it’s also a call for liberation. It’s a powerful form of civic participation, even if it is so often discounted or derided as not being so. Protest is democratic engagement that seeks to change the world.

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The Past Doesn’t Have to Be the Present

Published in Women in Higher Education on March 6, 2020: With each barrier removed, we reach toward a world with real advantages for women, not just supposed ones. The past doesn’t have to be our present or future. We need a public service message to remind us. Perhaps this is it.

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Begin Again

Published in Women in Higher Education on Jan. 29, 2020: I don’t like to begin again. Being a beginner stresses me out because I like to know what I’m doing. I don’t want to fumble my way through learning a new skill.

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I Hope

Published in Women in Higher Education on Dec. 31, 2019: I maintain hope that things can improve. I manage to remain hopeful, even when life is bleak. I have hope. I hope. I hope. I hope.  

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