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Please post in this thread links and other resources for Physics Teachers and the teaching of physics. The links that...
Aug29-10 05:01 PM
AdobeBrad
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Please post good resources you've found! Here are a few I like: http://www.math.com/teachers.html...
Sep23-10 02:39 PM
mathwonk
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Hiya folks, In an effort to get the students in my Advanced Physics class to rely less on calculators and to...
May2-13 10:10 PM
marcusl
13 4,594
I tutor physics, and I am good at explaining to students what acceleration is. I teach them to disambiguate kinds...
Jul2-13 08:00 AM
Redbelly98
15 1,982
Hello, Next week I'm tutoring a university student for the first time (social statistics). There are only about 5...
Jun12-12 08:12 PM
mikelepore
3 4,307
Do you guys think it is worth paying the extra money and upgrading to Wolfram Alpha pro?
Aug13-12 12:32 AM
XtremePhysX
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Hello PF! I just finished my freshman year at my local CC majoring in physics. I did not chose to major in physics...
Jul20-12 05:39 PM
xienwolf
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Hey, I know this is a long shot, but is anybody else on here involved in the AP Physics Reading? I am, and am...
Jun9-12 07:04 PM
Redbelly98
2 3,336
Hello all, I'm a Senior in undergrad physics. I want to teach my sister physics as well as prepare for the GRE this...
Jun11-12 10:32 PM
zpatzer
1 3,486
Hello, I am wondering, from a pedagogical point of view, would professors give as little information to the...
Aug15-12 08:35 PM
xienwolf
24 6,757
What is a good way to introduce vectors on a linear algebra course so that students are motivated from the start? I...
Aug15-12 12:39 AM
brimacki
3 3,592
Ok, I am not sure if this belongs to this forum so apologies if it is not. My question is that - Why parents focus...
Jul19-12 07:07 AM
thesisinn3
8 4,127
I'm just wondering. When do you think kids should be introduced to the idea of using a calculator to do math?
Aug15-12 12:30 AM
brimacki
37 10,131
in this day and age, when there are software like Maple and Mathematica and all the fancy graphical calculators, I...
Mar11-14 02:40 AM
Opus_723
44 11,371
I have normally introduced basis vectors by just stating independent vectors that span the space. This is perhaps not...
Jul16-12 06:30 AM
genericusrnme
3 2,979
There are various roads from SR to GR. In a couple of years I may get a chance to teach a semester-length class on...
Oct1-12 10:37 AM
piareround
18 7,355
I'd be tutoring a highschool graduate in highschool physics. His parents want 6-8 hours a week. What should I charge?...
Dec27-13 10:18 PM
QuantumCurt
35 11,398
So this fall I will be TAing for the first time for, most likely, general chemistry but possibly physical chemistry. ...
Aug15-12 12:22 AM
brimacki
1 2,814
So I'm student teaching right now in a poor school with a physics program less than 3 years old. The lab equipment is...
Oct18-12 03:46 PM
Andy Resnick
2 2,627
My students would like to become engaged in the construction of robots. I am not sure what the best options are for...
Sep7-12 06:18 AM
tygerdawg
3 3,283
In young children, do you think these videos spark any interest in kids for science, or is there too much distraction...
Sep23-12 09:00 PM
lisab
7 3,788
So, I'm a first year physics grad student who's absolutely miserable in these grad classes. However, being a teaching...
Oct21-12 06:15 AM
Jack21222
2 3,332
I'm a 2nd BS Physics student with a strong interest in Computer Science. I probably won't have time to double major,...
Nov2-12 11:02 PM
Jack21222
1 3,473
Out of curiosity, is it the case that math is taught in the typical sequence in the order for which it was discovered?
Apr6-13 02:11 PM
mathwonk
5 3,641
I tried to post this in the education section, however was notified I do not have access to do so? My apologies for...
Jun21-13 05:28 AM
Solcielo L
2 2,862
So I watched this video from Sal Khan, basically he was talking a lot about reformation of education and how the...
Feb9-14 05:18 AM
Opus_723
24 4,423
Right now, I am in student in graduate school MAT program, so I can be come a high school physics teacher. One of the...
Jun21-13 05:24 AM
Solcielo L
3 2,062
I am an undergraduate physics major just finishing up my sophomore year. During this semester, I've gotten to see both...
Jun21-13 05:07 AM
Solcielo L
2 1,955
Hopefully this is the correct stack exchange for this, if not feel free to tell me where to move it where it would be...
Mar24-14 08:32 PM
Dustinsfl
16 2,357
Out of curiousity, Why did it take roughly 5-6 years to teach Algebra in the K-12 system, then 1.5-2 for calculus...
Jan24-14 12:01 PM
mathwonk
14 1,516
As you can see, children of this generation really misuse a games purpose. When, you can study things, and find out...
Dec23-13 09:20 AM
Andy Resnick
5 888
I'll be at http://aapt.org/Conferences/wm2014/orlandopage.cfm program:...
Jan15-14 10:52 AM
robphy
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The Online Education Revolution Drifts Off Course...
Jan8-14 06:00 PM
MalachiK
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“Before we can teach a kid how to academically excel in school, we need to teach him how to have stillness, pay...
Jan20-14 05:00 AM
Pythagorean
5 536
I like to have an online chat on my reading rooms to access immediate and reliable information from librarians anytime...
Mar14-14 01:50 PM
Greg Bernhardt
1 508
Hi all, I've applied and been accepted to graduate programs in secondary education in physics/math. I will have a...
Mar13-14 12:47 AM
Dustinsfl
1 301
This is both a specific and a general advice thread, since I will likely be able to apply this to other discussions...
Apr8-14 10:51 AM
mathwonk
7 361
Hi all, I'm currently a student teacher. Next week I'm going to teach a lesson on universal gravitation to grade 11...
Mar28-14 07:41 PM
Simon Bridge
5 201
“The Journal of Emerging Investigators is an open-access journal that publishes original research in the biological...
Mar28-14 07:41 PM
Bobbywhy
0 97
I've recently begun to realize how easily the homework forums are corrupted by students doing take-home assignments...
Mar31-14 11:51 PM
Simon Bridge
13 578
I teach HS Physics and I find this forum is very helpful, and could be a great resource for my students. However, I...
Apr11-14 06:54 PM
kq6up
10 336
What a great teaching opportunity! Why aren't more textbooks gears towards kids actual interests. Most problems are...
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