Keep track of your writing progress to grow your writing practice

Ask yourself these questions: How often do you write? How long is your typical writing session? What counts as “writing”? Had you asked me these questions earlier in my career, I probably would have responded: (1) Not often enough, (2) A few hours, (3) Work on a paper. Keeping track of my writing progress A… Continue reading Keep track of your writing progress to grow your writing practice

I study students’ mathematical reasoning, and I take real breaks.

Making time for leisure strengthens my scholarship. Leisure time is not a luxury, it is a necessity.#academiclife #PhD — Heather Johnson (@HthrLynnJ) March 17, 2017 This week I revisited an advice column, Workload Survival Guide for Academics, which I came across last year. Professor Andrew Oswald identified a price that comes along with the privilege of being… Continue reading I study students’ mathematical reasoning, and I take real breaks.