The Life of a Professor

Here’s a quick run-down of my day today:

  • 6:07am, alarm, answer student’s e-mail, shower, dressed, breakfast
  • 7:05am, wake toddler, give hugs, change diaper, feed breakfast
  • 7:17am, run out door
  • 8:00-8:50 and 9:00-9:50, teach “Precalculus” twice, answering homework questions during passing periods
  • 10-11:45am, Office Hours. Answer the same factoring question six times for eight different students. Devour granola bar between explanations.
  • 12-12:50pm, teach “Calculus”, answering homework questions during passing periods
  • 1-1:45pm, eat lunch. Discuss upcoming “STEM Education Day” hosted by our female basketball team (the Lady Cougars). Brainstorm ideas about fun, engaging math activities to present to students from grades 4-8 (Have any ideas?)
  • 2-2:50pm, Calculus Committee Meeting
  • 3-3:35pm, answer e-mails, send e-mails, delete old e-mails, read Twitter.
  • 3:35pm-?, attempt to finish writing other blog posts.

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