A Teacher Without a Classroom

I’ve been facilitating learning and managing a classroom at the post-secondary level, in some capacity or another, since 2001, when I became a peer mentor at Carleton University’s Centre for Initiatives in Education. That’s eighteen years of teaching, almost non-stop. I took one semester off teaching at the beginning of my PhD, before figuring out that teaching was the entire point of being there for me, and I took five semesters off when my son…