Monthly Archives: May 2012

Treasure-Trove of Math and Physics Tutorials

Congratulations to Khan Academy for winning first prize in the 2012 Webby awards for educational web sites. From what my students tell me, it is by far their favourite source for supplementary math and physics study material. The depth and … Continue reading

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Why Not to Fear Math in Your Future

In this new TEDMED talk, biologist E.O. Wilson voices some very wise yet seldom heard opinions. Though aimed at young scientists, his advice should also be heeded by those students who are making important decisions about their higher education. From … Continue reading

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Tutor Resources for Math and Physics

Mostly for the convenience of my students, I have added a Tutor Resources category on the right hand side of my home page. It will hold links to the sites I normally refer them to for extra math and physics … Continue reading

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Physicist Shawn Carlson on Science Education

Shawn Carlson, one of the most interesting people I have ever met, is passionate about science literacy. His work in that field is what earned him a MacArthur Fellowship in 1999. To open this video, he draws upon his youthful … Continue reading

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