Blog: Discussions on Mentoring and Management

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    Beach Ball Icebreaker

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    Need a great way to start an IRL training workshop or class? Try this beach ball icebreaker exercise! As I wrap up our school year,…

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    Scavenger hunt icebreaker in Rome

    How to use a Scavenger Hunt as an Icebreaker: Roaming around Rome on Study Abroad

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    Do you ever need a great icebreaker? Try designing a scavenger hunt! In Summer of 2022, I had the great pleasure of teaching in Rome…

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    Small Talk is Big Talk - Lunch at LMU

    Small Talk Is Big Talk

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    I discuss the consequences that the pandemic has had on us a lot in my blogs, especially in the ways that it’s affected our education…

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    Ellen Ensher Office Hours

    What are office hours really like and why should you come?

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    I really want to let my current and future students in on a little secret… Office hours are actually FUN. In fact, there is nothing…

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    Ellen Ensher Power Mentors

    Women Power Mentors that Inspire Me: Tips from TikTok

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    Two words: Boss. Ladies. You’ve probably heard of all these powerful women. But did you know that they are all power mentorship icons?! Read on……

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    What not To Do As A Protégé

    What NOT To Do As A Protégé: Tips From TikTok

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    Before I share my TikTok tips for what NOT to do as a protégé, I want to say that most of us have the right…

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    Ellen Ensher Procrastination TikTok

    My Return to TikTok: Tips to Battling Procrastination

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    Guess who’s back on TikTok?! Being able to connect with my Zoomer students this year on the popular app – through my Do’s and Don’ts…

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    Best Practices for Engaging Students Through a Screen Ellen Ensher

    My Best Practices for Engaging Students through a Screen

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    Though I’m thrilled to be back teaching in person next year, I’ve enjoyed reflecting on what worked this past year teaching virtually. It’s safe to…

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    Online Learning is Difficulty - Do Ask For Help

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Class: A Series – Do Ask For Help

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    There are going to be moments when the online learning situation becomes a little much. Maybe it’s the curriculum. Maybe it’s the technology. Maybe it’s…

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