With a new semester coming up, I find myself seeking better ways to teach. This led me to rethink what I currently know about teaching and presenting (hint: not a lot, actually), which led to some research, which led to this: Continue reading “Shining Eyes”
Over the holidays, I decided to set up my faculty page at Towson University. I mean, now that I’ve been teaching there for a couple of years, I reckon it was about time. It’s a WordPress site and this is a WordPress site, so easy right? Um…let’s just say Towson uses a crippled version of WordPress, but I made do.
What started out as a quick and dirty project quickly evolved into two weeks’ worth of deep diving into WordPress. I’m not a PHP guy (my heart shall always belong to Lucee), but I really enjoyed learning more about child themes.
Since I promised my friends at the Westminster Astronomical Society I would revamp their website, this was my opportunity to do just that.
Being lazy, I decided to give this site a very similar treatment. I’m making use of WordPress’ TwentySeventeen theme. Granted, there are others that might be even better, but this was enough for me to learn on. I’ll probably come back and tweak a little more here and there, but the mission is accomplished. For now.
Andrew Consales is a senior at Towson University, majoring in video production with an emphasis on science communication. Andrew wasn’t a student in any of my classes, but I subbed in for his astronomy professor in October while she was forced to go to NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center with Towson’s astronomy majors. Tough gig. Continue reading “As above Is below”
With the semester rapidly winding down, I find myself looking back and thinking about what went well, and what I could do better the next time. I had a great class, and two fantastic labs to boot. As always, I spent a lot of time preparing slides, but hopefully that had a positive impact on my students’ understanding of the material. Continue reading “Stay curious, my friends”
After a five-year journey, this happened: Continue reading “Juno Arrives at Jupiter”