How might focusing on interest and adventure change our teaching?

From Baselines to BASE Jumping: How might focusing on interest and adventure change our teaching? What if one of our basic curricular goals was to arouse and maintain our students’ interest in our subject area?  What if we managed to meet that goal so effectively that students remained interested in the subject and pursued it further on their own long … More How might focusing on interest and adventure change our teaching?

Urgent Action Needed: Oppose Senate Cuts to Title VI/Fulbright-Hays!

From JNCL-NCLIS: Dear Colleagues,  Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee reported a bipartisan Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill by a vote of 29-1. This FY 2017 bill funds Title VI at the FY 2016 level but reduces Fulbright-Hays by $4.893 million or 69% below FY 2016 as proposed by the Administration’s budget. This proposed reduction, … More Urgent Action Needed: Oppose Senate Cuts to Title VI/Fulbright-Hays!