When Is One More Chance One More Too Many? Student Excuses

When Is One More Chance One More Too Many? Student Excuses

By Jenny Ortiz Given that classes during winter sessions are so short, missing a class or two can mean failing the class. Currently at LaGuardia, my students and I have only two months together in which to answer to What is Literature? Every class is fast-paced and new material is presented. Given the time frame, […]

Finding Elbow Room: Dealing With Overcrowded Classrooms

By Jenny Ortiz Though I teach literature, I was doing some calculations this week. If I have two classes at Adelphi with 20¬† students in each class, I am accountable for 40 students. Add that to the 25 in my core literature class as well as my 30 in American literature from St. John’s. I […]