Day 167

Prompt: on storytelling.   The first rule of teaching is to know your subject, but the lesser-known, unwritten second rule is to tell stories. It seems almost counterintuitive: spend your precious in-class time on stories instead of content. However, psychology studies have shown that people are more likely to remember concepts introduced through story-telling. Which sounds …

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Day 132

For this post, I'd like to share a speech I gave about D&D (sans slide deck [which was pretty much just pictures anyway]). Enjoy!   In my last speech, I talked about how dungeons and dragons changed my life by building confidence and tapping into creativity. After giving that speech, I received feedback that while it …

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