Required Readings

Required Readings, 18 April 2013

Good morning teachers and learners! I’ve gathered your required readings for today. There won’t be a quiz, but I’ll give extra credit those who meaningfully participate in the discussion.

West Virginia High School student asks for injunction against principle after abstinence speakerArticle on entire situation at the West Virginia Gazette.

Why grad schools should require students to blogMaria Konnikova tells it like it is, and what us teachers know well: explaining science to a broad audience makes you a better scientist.

National Library Week: Most Beautiful Libraries Around the World – I’m not beneath sharing gratuitous photos of libraries. The list did, however, leave out Copenhagen’s Black Diamond.

Twitterpated – Dr. Steven Novella’s take on social media in skepticism. From the NeuroLogica blog.

Quick Start Guide to Peer Instruction – Flip your classroom, now in Dutch and 6 other languages. From education researcher Julie Schell.

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P.E. Robinson

P.E. Robinson

Professor P.E. Robinson teaches astronomy to non-science majors at a 2-year college in the United States. He has a decade of experience teaching science in higher education, and providing professional development experiences to astronomers and other educators. Skepticism and critical thinking are key components of everything he teaches.

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