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My goal letter from a student

My goal letter from a student

So this summer has been a busy one, I had a baby, and now a 3-almost-4 year-old, but one huge [...]

Aug 1, 2013     No Comments
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Frist day of school

Frist day of school

First day of school So I wanted to create a kick-ass first couple of days of school.   I want them [...]

Sep 3, 2012     No Comments
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Global Warming research project

Global Warming research project

This year I reinstated our Global Warming Research Project in lieu of a final exam in Physics!.  Why a research [...]

Jun 19, 2012     No Comments
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Course Evaluations and my thoughts on this year

Course Evaluations and my thoughts on this year

Summer is here!  Time for reflection and planning.  I’m not sure if this will be helpful to anyone else but [...]

Jun 13, 2012     11 Comments
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Humble Pie

So I gave in and read my evaluations, well skimmed them…  YIKES!!  I went from being thought of as one [...]

Jun 6, 2012     5 Comments
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Tis the season for planning

Tis the season for planning

This is one of my favorite parts of teaching.  I get a fresh start, and get to fix past mistakes.  [...]

Dec 23, 2011     4 Comments
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Being the authority

Being the authority

One of the main rules of modeling is that the teacher is no longer the authoritative figure.  The students as [...]

Oct 16, 2011     4 Comments
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First reflection on the modeling method in my class

Has it really been over 2 months?!?! Augh. Well, it hasn’t been for lack of things to say, that is [...]

Oct 16, 2011     2 Comments
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Response to John’s Challenge: My syllabus

This post is in response to John’s challenge of creating an inspiring syllabus.  I had a syllabus that I had [...]

Aug 11, 2011     2 Comments
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Sundog!

Our family recently went on vacation to Bryce Canyon National Park.  Besides the breath taking views and awesome hiking that [...]

Aug 3, 2011     No Comments
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