Monthly Archives: September 2012

Problem Solving

Much of my time as a tutor is spent helping students solve problems. Most of the questions we deal with are straight out of math and physics textbooks but this article has some excellent examples of students solving problems in … Continue reading

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The Scientific Method Versus Human Intuition

In this article multi-disciplinary scholar Sheldon Greaves provides some interesting background on the scientific method and offers insights into how difficult it can be to thoroughly accept what rigorous analysis of hard evidence tells us about the natural world.

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Innovations in Motivation

Showing up for their classes at school has never been a problem with students I have tutored so attendance is not an issue I pay much attention to. Hence, I was surprised to read this article on the motivational strategies … Continue reading

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Five Essential Insights

Shawn Carlson, founder of the Labrats science education organization, has posted an official version of his much anticipated How To Talk About Science – The Five Essential Insights paper. This page on his personal web site contains the abstract and … Continue reading

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