Time to learn… to teach!

GradLife McGill

Last year I was quite excited, but also quite scared, by the fact that two different seminars I was taking were requiring me to do a teaching demo, or to present my homework in the form of a lesson to my peers, rather than as a more traditional presentation. Those were my first experiences as a (mock?) teacher. In the following months I focused on my research only—after all, I was preparing for the comps—and, long story short, I didn’t get any other teaching experience. But this doesn’t mean that I have chosen research over teaching forever. When I fantasize about my future, I am interested in both. And even though I am not urgently needing any teaching training, I thought it would have been a good idea to attend two of the main teaching training events at McGill: the Graduate Teaching Workshop offered by T-PULSE

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