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What You Wish You Knew When You Started Teaching Philosophy

The fall term is almost upon us, so let’s talk teaching. Are there bits of teaching wisdom you’ve picked up over the years that you wish you knew when you were starting out? Please share them in the comments, and spare your colleagues (and their students) some missteps, misconceptions, and misery. Thank you. Relatedly, I thought it might be a good time to share some previous teaching posts: Small Changes to Improve Teaching Improve Your Philosophy Teaching With This One Weird Trick Philosophy Teaching Games Teaching Philosophy as the Search for Complication Teaching and the Philosophical Canon Diversity Reading List Site Updated Teaching As If Our Students Were Not Future Philosophers Why Students Aren’t Reading (Ought Experiment) Grade Anarchy & Student Learning Course Websites Empirical Support for a Method of Teaching Critical Thinking How To Write A Philosophy Paper: Online Guides A New Kind of Critical Thinking Text Remixing the Open Logic Text How to Teach (Philosophy): Readings Sought The post What You Wish You Knew When You Started Teaching Philosophy appeared first on Daily [More]

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