This page is intended to be a place where teachers can share additional ideas about teaching related to the ideas in the book.
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Thanks to Dr. Hamid Rassoul for sending this one to me. When students are struggling with math and science, they often think it means they are incapable, when in fact it only means they need to work harder and persevere. Students are usually familari with this idea in sports, playing a musical instrument, and other […]
Suggestion Submitted by: Doug Duncan Assuming that you have a cordless mike, and can move around the classroom, I advocate the use of “participation points.” This is a terrific idea that I got from colleague Nick Schneider, one of the authors of The Cosmic Perspective. Keep a pad of colored “sticky notes” in your pocket. […]