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Required Readings, 25 April 2013

Good morning, teachers and learners! Your required readings for today include a story about an 11-year-old internet science star, international students worrying about their safety in the U.S., using clickers in the social science classroom, and threats against protesters at Dartmouth.

Sylvia Todd, Science Star, Tinkers With The Idea Of Growing Up – 11-year-old roboticist and YouTube star is winning science competitions.

International Students Ask: Is It Safe to Study in the U.S.? – Don’t fall victim to availability error.

Clickers in the Social SciencesScience Geek Girl discusses the use of voting questions in a social science classroom.

Dartmouth College Calls Timeout After Student Protest Draws Hostile Reactions – Gee, we don’t know anything about threats on the internet around here, right?

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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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