Archives for April 2015

The Pros and Cons of Small Classes

In both the academic classroom and the dance classroom, I’ve noticed that small class sizes present unique challenges and rewards. Benefits More time to engage with each student. In dance, this means more posture and technique corrections for everyone. In college, this means getting to interact directly with each student more. The class material can [Read More…]

Taboo Topics in the Classroom

Over at my sex education blog, Sex Ed with Dr. Jeana, I have a post called Syphilis in the Social Sciences Classroom. In it, I describe the ways in which syphilis has proved to be a relevant STI for me to bring into my anthropology and gender studies classes. For all the silence around STIs┬átoday [Read More…]