Nathan Branson

How To Be Productive When Working From Home: My "One Task Per Hour" Habit

How can I get tasks accomplished when my fridge is nearby? Working from home taps into the symptoms of ADHD that I have.

I learned early on as an English teacher that grading essays in the 2nd half of the semester required a lot of focus at my kitchen table. Every Saturday in the months of April, May, October and November required . . .

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April 03, 2020

What I Want Every One of My Students To Know on their First Day of Class

Every April I spend about 50 hours per week grading essays. That doesn't include other duties at my job. During those hours, I begin to take note of the good and bad habits of my students. As I grade I sit and ponder the personalities of my students: students who made an A in my class, students who do the bare minimum to pass, students . . .

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May 17, 2018

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