While lecturing is fun, it is also time taking and exhausting. I meant to write here about the process… but I am only writing now. As Sophie said, I had a crunch time. So, how was it to be teaching for the first time? Let’s look at the good, the bad, and the other stuff.… Read More Becoming a lecturer, part 2
If you are doing a PhD you are generally older than most of the undergraduate students, and thus you tend to feel somehow old (pardon, mature), especially when you happen to walk into a corridor crowded with excited Freshmen. However, as you progress with your degree, the more you realize that your position is far… Read More The first time a graduate student… teaches
This weekend marked this year’s TEDxMcGill event. For those of you not in the know, I’m going to immediately do you a huge favour and link you on over to the TEDtalks website so you can get a taste for what the concept is all about. The acronym stands for Technology Education and Design, although the… Read More TEDxMcGill reinvents your reality
Le mot ‘terrasse’ raisonne de deux façons dans ma tête. Si j’étais chez un psychologue et qu’il me montrait un dessin de terrasse en me demandant quel est le premier mot qui me vient à l’esprit, je pourrais tout aussi bien répondre ‘sangria!’ que ‘café!’, pour des raisons bien différentes. Terrasse – sangria Ce que j’attends… Read More Vive les terrasses!