My first talk! Given at the STANYS 2011 Physics Breakfast on November 8th, 2011 in Rochester, New York
Links to resources mentioned in the talk:
- Feynman’s blackboard at his death
- Hake’s “Interactive-engagement versus traditional methods: A six-thousand-student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses“
- Bowling Ball & Mallet exploration
- Modeling Instruction
- Tug of war on Slip ‘N’ Slide video
- PhET Simulations
- Angry Birds in the Physics Classroom
- Instant feedback with orange pens
- Doxie scanner – educator’s price
- Worked Examples and Practice
- Standards-based Grading
- Active Grade and Blue Harvest online SBG gradebooks
- Blogs –> Check the side bar!
- Physics teachers on Twitter
- Global Physics Department
A huge thank you to Gene Gordon for inviting me to speak at the breakfast. It was great to share my passions and meet my virtual colleagues face-to-face!
I’d love any feedback you have, positive and negative. Thanks!