Mark Diacopoulos

My student evaluations came in today, and I haven’t got it in me to open them

I don’t know about you, but I’ve probably had one of, if not the, hardest semester in 28 years of teaching. I’ve taught in different countries, in many different educational environments, but this last year has been just the toughest. Yet I have it so much easier than most.  My current role is as an …

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The Despair of Knowing That Nothing Is Going to Change – Part Two

In part one of this two-part blog, I shared a post I wrote ten years ago about why America will do nothing about gun control. It was written after the Sandy Hook Massacre. At the time of writing this, yet another school shooting has occurred in Uvalde, Texas. In the years since Sandy Hook, there …

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The Despair of Knowing That Nothing Is Going to Change – Part One

Like everyone, hearing the news of yet another tragic school shooting, so soon after a racially motivated mass shooting the week before, has filled me with a sense of despair. I wanted to say something online, to write something poignant and meaningful, but I just couldn’t find the words. I’m thankful that our host, Meghan …

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In Uncertain Times: Higher Ed (and Society) Need to Do Better

Mark M. Diacopoulos – PhD. Curriculum and Instruction.  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Teaching and Leadership, Pittsburg State University Mark has been an educator for over 25 years. He has taught in middle and high schools both in the US and UK. An early adopter of educational technology, he has worked as a Technology Specialist and …

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