An awesome science show from the '80s makes it to YouTube, and it shows just how pointless the traditional lecture is. The post The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. I Would Know—I’m a Professor appeared first on WIRED.
When you grade on a curve, you make assumptions about the student population. When you don't, you make an assumption about the test. The post You Think You Know Grades? Here’s How They Really Work appeared first on WIRED.
Here are three areas that introductory physics lab students can work on at the start of the semester. The post So You Wanna Get Into Physics. Here Are Three Tips and Tricks appeared first on WIRED.
I think you can describe the scientific process to be all about building models. Here's how you can include model building in class. The post Don’t You Dare Try to Teach Science Without Building Models appeared first on WIRED.
In this one scene from Doctor Strange, we get a glimpse of real learning. The post Doctor Strange Proves Learning Magic Isn’t Strange at All appeared first on WIRED.
To often, labs follow strict procedures and rules for data collection. It's better to let students simply experiment and focus on ideas. The post If You Want to Teach Physics Lab Right, Skip the Manual appeared first on WIRED.
When it comes to ideas about force and motion, children and adults mostly think the same way. Why? The post What College Physics Students Can Learn from Little Kids appeared first on WIRED.
Boredom isn't such a bad thing. Put down your phone and let yourself be bored. Here are some things your kids can do this summer. The post It’s Tougher to Be Bored Than Ever Before. And That’s No Good appeared first on WIRED.