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- How hot It was this week in David’s School.
“Make It Stick” followup:
“The Problem We All Live With”
- Caitlin U. noticed this article about learning physics.
- Alfie Kohn’s critique of Growth Mindset.
- John D. wonders about our responsibility to advocate for future generations?
- Paul’s AP Environmental Science Videos.
- The Planetary Boundaries concept.
- David’s school uses these Document Cameras.
- David’s Microscope Camera of Choice.
- David’s Grant-funded digital microscope.
- Paul’s RCA equipped microscope.
- Print your own Microscope Cell Phone Camera Adapter.
- David is on a social media diet.
- Some questionable thoughts about reward pathways and social media.
- Paul’s NGSS Posters
- Paul’s AP Practices Posters
- Flat Icons and The Noun Project
This Week's Topic: Back to School
- How not to give a presentation.
- The Curse of Prior Knowledge.
- What Paul would show his students on Day 1 this year.
- The “Dark Side”.
- David’s (half-formed) thoughts on boxes.
- This can’t allow you to share work only among groups of students. This can. David continues to use the latter.
- Paul’s a fan of the Duff Kink Deva.
- If you are local to the Long Island/Tri-State Area, check out the upcoming #SciTech15 conference. See Paul & David and participate in a live recording of the show!
- Paul refered to administrators “taking a different tact”. He acknowledges that sailboat culture is not necessarily his bailiwick.
- David is aware he has developed a bit of an on-air "you know" verbal tick. Recognition is the first step to dealing with a problem.