Monthly Archives: October 2014

Chemistry, Art and Cheer

This dreary Victoria morning, through a combination of waiting and travel time, I wasted two hours on a new math student who failed to show up at Camosun College. Most tutors have had this experience. On the bright side, it … Continue reading

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Mathematical Input Device Comparison

This post is mostly for the benefit of math and physics tutors who are considering delivering their services online. Last week I blogged about a recent 2-hour session with Michael Steele, during which we systematically compared three whiteboard-sharing services to … Continue reading

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Online Whiteboard Comparison

Tutors have been working online for years. For subjects like English and history, Skype normally provides everything a tutor needs to work as effectively over the internet as in-person. Online mathematics tuition has not become as popular for one obvious … Continue reading

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Physics and Model Rocketry

I have never understood why those teaching physics do not make more use of model rocketry. Several years ago I got the idea of making several YouTube videos to do exactly that. I even got so far as making lesson … Continue reading

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