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- Teacher Retention is a 2.2 billion dollar a year problem.
- Veritasium gives as good a rundown as any on Facebook’s issues.
- Horizontal Transfer Facebook Page
- A Teenager’s View on Social Media
- We’re accepting suggestions for what to call the listenership
- David writes too small on the whiteboard
- David’s Electronic Suggestion Box
- Paul’s YouTube Feedback.
- Where the water is produced in photosynthesis. (Wait for it…)
- Your Logical Fallacy is Appeal to Authority
Teacher Hacks (Name Suggestions & Jingle Submissions Welcome!)
- A picture of David’s Work Computer
- Evernote Extensability in Alfred
- Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts
- Keyboard Shortcuts, Generally
This Week's Topic: How Do Students Learn Science
- Carl Weiman YouTube Video
- The Bose-Einstein Condensate
- Stanley Prusiner
- Improved Learning in a Large-Enrollment Physics Class.
- Post-Operative Olive
- Invisibilia is everywhere!
- Rat Assumptions in the Rosenthal Experiment.
- “If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel”
- “Cell Size and Scale”
- “The Scale of the Universe”
- David has determined that the IUPAC rules for oxidation states suggest they should be sign first (e.g. +2) and electrical charges should be number first (e.g. 2+). Though he still feels it is not a useful piece of knowledge for chemistry learners...or basically anyone.