Required Readings

Required Readings, 17 October 2013

Steven Novella on good teaching. Teachers in England go on strike. Americans are skeptical of online education. The JREF releases new skeptical lesson plans. Good EVENING, teachers and learners! Here are your required readings:

Steven Novella on The Science of Learning – From the NeuroLogica Blog

For all the ballyhoo surrounding online education, Americans are still quite skeptical of it, says a Gallup poll.

Teachers across England are on strike over pay, pensions, and increased workloads. Prime Minister David Cameron calls it “inconvenient”.

Matt Lowry, The Skeptical Teacher, introduces new lesson plans from the James Randi Educational Foundation

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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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