A long and rigorous two days of student conferences. I scheduled 15 minutes with each of my 25 students, to give them feedback on the polished draft of their consumer artifact analysis paper.
What fun to entertain their ideas, to take them seriously, to work with them until they reach a deeper significance in looking at their artifact.
Topics: makeup, cellphones, colored contacts, robots, Victoria's Secret bras, coffee, high heels, flip-flops, beer, footballs, diamonds, PINK sweats, wine, glowsticks, "Livestrong" bracelets, designer handbags, canoes, microphones, hamburgers.
But oh, I am wiped out from all this thinking, all this reading, and all this talking.