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Archive for December, 2011

On the Neutron Trail – Positioning Change and Global Nuclear Disarmament

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

A friend of mine, Olivia Fermi, will be giving a talk about the Neutron Trail project she has been working on for a number of years now. Olivia is a great public speaker and I would strongly recommend you attend this very special event. It will take place on January 19th at Instituto Italiano di […]

NSTA Meeting: Ken Miller and Evolution

Friday, December 9th, 2011

I have had an opportunity to attend a regional NSTA conference in Seattle Washington. There have been lots of amazing speakers there and as I am not a member of an organizing committee there I had a chance to relax and enjoy the conference. I happened to attend a number of amazing events. One of […]

Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures: Free Video Lecture on Great Thin-Shell Structures

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

I cannot miss pointing attention to this free lecture by Professor Stephen Ressler. If you ever wondered about amazing architectural structures such as you can find in Sydney, Madrid, London or other international cities, you will enjoy this free lecture. It is only 32 minutes long and it is great! Click on the picture to […]

The Teaching Company

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

As I am thinking of the benefits of technology for education, I cannot skip mentioning The Great Courses company, also known as The Teaching Company. This company videotapes the very best lectures and distributes them as DVDs or audio files. The first time I encountered them was listening to the lectures on the History of […]

3T: Toastmasters, Technology and Teaching

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

As the term is coming to an end, I have some time to reflect on different things that I have been thinking about recently. One of them is the use of electronic response systems (clickers) in elementary classrooms. I have been teaching a science methods course this term and I used clickers and I kept […]

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