Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum


The Smoking Gun of Cosmic Inflation

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Young Alvy Singer got it partially right.The main character in the Woody Allen film Annie Hall explained why he gave up doing his homework: “Well, the universe is everything, and if it’s expanding, someday it will break apart and that would be … [Continue reading]

Citizen Science II: Making CS more visible

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(See Part I: From winter into spring here). Citizen science is a fast-growing field, and some practitioners would like to see it become a recognized scientific method. A panel at last month’s American Association for the Advancement of Science … [Continue reading]

Citizen Science I: From winter into spring

I see you

March started off with yet another wave of snow, ice and Arctic air across much of North America. But even in regions where winter has been colder than average, like New England and the Midwest, the natural world is transitioning from winter to … [Continue reading]

Have You Flipped Your Classroom Yet?

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In January, CBS News produced a feature story on the flipped classroom, thrusting the model even further into mainstream discussions of education. Accompanied by glowing reviews from a high school physical science teacher and his students, the … [Continue reading]