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More About Plagiarism

Last week, I wrote about how the metaphors and imagery we use to impress the eeeeevils of plagiarism on our students results in scared, confused students. But that’s not the end of the story. Maybe our focus on plagiarism is the root problem because of its attendant focus on originality. What I mean is thatContinue reading “More About Plagiarism”

Front Paw/Back Paw: a Game For Flexible Cats

I want to play a game with you. It’s called Front Paw/ Back Paw. The rules are simple: you try to figure out which paw is which in a picture of a cat that is jumbled up, as cats do. My little one Legend is very good at this game. So here we go withContinue reading “Front Paw/Back Paw: a Game For Flexible Cats”

My Cat’s Too Smart

Let me tell you a story about my cat Legend. She caught a mouse. No idea where the mouse came from, but my house isn’t exactly airtight, and we’ve had mouse problems around the house before. I have two cats, though, so it shouldn’t be a problem, right? One of them is a former feralContinue reading “My Cat’s Too Smart”