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90. Wash your hands

There’s been a lot of fear and nervousness around the corona virus outbreak, so I figured I would do a post on what I tell my students when they ask. Wash your hands. The best thing to protect yourself if you do get the virus, or anything for that matter, is to wash your hands. […]

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72. Analogies

I love giving analogies to my students when lecturing. We could be covering a dense topic, and I like to boil it down to a great analogy for better understanding. Sometimes they are practical examples, and sometimes they have dragons in them. I will word it the most effective way I think will reach my […]

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62. Memes

I like to include memes in the lectures I give. Covering DNA replication? Got a meme. Going over lab techniques? Have a meme for that. What about the urinary system? I’ve got that squared away too. Memes make everybody laugh, and I try to incorporate that into my lectures. Some of the stuff I cover […]

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3. Things get better with time and experience.

I have been teaching for over 9 years now. In the beginning, I was a little overwhelmed and spent every waking hour getting lectures ready, writing exams, and coming up with extra material on topics covered in case someone asked a question. Was I a good teacher? I was probably on the weaker side. But […]

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