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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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Hi friends, Iím a university graduate. I am working in a Company and would like to tutor students online in my spare...
Sep30-07 05:01 PM
robphy
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What are the MUST COVER topics in Algebra 2? I said this in the "Should calculus be taught in high school?" thread:...
Apr30-10 05:43 PM
iRaid
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All, Given the vigorous discussion on mathematics teaching on a different thread, I was wondering if anyone had...
Sep1-09 11:19 PM
mbisCool
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Cam someone help me out please -- I teach school to incarcerated students at a county facility. My background is in...
Apr19-11 07:44 AM
Andy Resnick
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Seeing how dead the educators and teaching forum is, I was just wondering how many active members of the forums are...
Aug22-11 03:48 PM
hunt_mat
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Hi everyone, I'm Rob, and I'm coming on here because people on these forums seem to know their stuff. I just...
Feb1-12 07:22 PM
element08824
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Hello everyone, I have a problem with my students (introductory physics students) who are from different colleges...
Jan5-06 06:18 AM
Genecks
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Looking at most textbooks, I found Weinberg's Quantum Theory of Fields to be by far the most superior and I think...
Aug20-08 09:26 PM
Hyperreality
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So my mom just took over for the head physics teacher at her high school and the old teacher left behind a bunch of...
Sep21-08 08:48 PM
ks_physicist
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Hey all. Ive just recently been asked to tutor a 12 year old (maybe 11?) in maths. I haven't yet started with her,...
Oct27-08 08:40 PM
JANm
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I've started my own personal pet project in trying to suggest a possible revamping of the often dreaded intro physics...
Nov19-08 11:06 AM
jday
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I need to develop a calculus based physics curriculum for a small 2-year college. Do you have any suggestions for...
Aug28-10 11:21 AM
sponsoredwalk
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Doing some end-of-the-semester reflection regarding my course (algebra-based PHYS I & II, non-majors), and a...
Oct31-11 12:16 PM
mathwonk
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I've been tutoring a new student for a couple weeks now. I have a decent amount of experience tutoring, but this has...
Nov29-13 07:50 AM
mal4mac
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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
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Coming into college, I had a vague idea that I wanted to be an engineer. After the first quarter of engineering...
Apr2-09 06:56 AM
physics girl phd
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I thought it might be good to start a thread on journals that educators could use as resources to learn more about...
Oct12-08 11:50 AM
robphy
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Events could be generated by tardyons in motion. A tardyon moving with speed u in the positive direction of the OX...
Nov25-08 11:38 PM
bernhard.rothenstein
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Has anyone taught geometry at the high school level using Euclid's Elements (e.g., Heath's translation) as a textbook?...
Mar10-12 07:53 PM
Woopydalan
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I had a discussion with my lab coordinator the other day about what exactly a university education should mean. Most...
Mar4-11 09:51 AM
mathwonk
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I encourage my students to participate in class and think for themselves. I often get questions or remarks about...
Dec30-11 01:27 PM
rmalik
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Hello, I am tutoring someone Calculus 2 and I am desperately needing help at the moment. Alright, I try to be...
Jul30-05 11:02 PM
PhilG
8 5,107
Here's the deal. I'm an almost old geezer, and not a student of any kind. I used to be a student (BS in math in 76)...
Apr19-08 10:59 PM
Bob3141592
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My mom teaches high school physics (standard level and honors/AP). I want to get her a gift that will help her in the...
Aug22-11 12:09 AM
turbo
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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
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I'm just starting out teaching in a US high school, and I have AP Physics B that I'm taking over in the Spring. I've...
Mar10-13 07:00 AM
Redbelly98
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Have any of you scientists ever volunteered to teach the disabled or disadvantaged?
Apr18-03 01:05 AM
GlamGein
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I've recently graduated from my High School and will begin my Math and Physics double major in the fall. I came to...
May29-06 01:54 PM
Brad Barker
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In the Chronicle of Higher Education yesterday... "Arizona State University plans to lay off at least 200...
Oct29-08 08:08 PM
physics girl phd
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I am interested to teaching high schools or colleges (USA), but not in a university, if you know one please advice.
Mar4-09 08:58 AM
buffordboy23
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I am tutoring a couple of students in high school physics and have for the first time come across the problem of how...
Apr15-09 10:57 AM
robphy
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Hi, I'm currently one of the organizers of a seminar for talented high school students in my home town and one my...
Dec26-09 09:11 PM
thrill3rnit3
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Good day everyone, I am currently doing an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and minoring(specializing)...
May8-11 02:12 PM
JohnielWhite
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Hi, I'm wanting to do a fun numeracy exercise for my students. I'm planning to have them construct bottle rockets,...
Jan2-12 07:50 PM
Tea Jay
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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 3,806
Hi all, Next fall (a year from now), I will (hopefully) be teaching high school physics. I've thought for a few years...
Sep22-13 08:43 PM
Gamma
7 1,679
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
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Hi all First of all, I don't know whether this is the right sub-forum to post at, so forgive me if it is not. I...
Oct7-11 01:34 PM
robphy
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All right, after a violent coup overthrowing the current establishment you've been appointed supreme overlord and...
Jun11-10 08:49 PM
Moonbear
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A short question. How to make learning a fun experience? I'm sure a lot of teachers deal with this problem in school...
Oct31-11 12:05 PM
mathwonk
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