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Why I wrote an #OER textbook #amwriting #highered #onlineed

I’ve been interviewed a few times about the OER textbook I wrote last year for my Concepts of Biology course.¬† In each interview, I’m asked some version of the question “aren’t students excited when they find out they don’t have to buy a textbook?”. 551 more words

Online Education

The Unveiling of Feynman Diagrams at the Pocono Manor Conference

Since Pennsylvania is not often associated with historic advances in theoretical physics the 1948 Pocono Conference especially deserves to be more widely known. Remarkable advances made in theoretical physics during the 20th Century were frequently first revealed in presentations at such prestigious physics conferences. 4,001 more words


Spotlight on Science: This Week in Science (#TWIS)

In my last spotlight on science I talked about MySciCareer as a resource for scientists. Now, I’m back for another resource for scientists. This time I’m going to share a podcast I have been listening to lately. 333 more words


Science and...Gender?

Grace, John, and I had an absolutely fantastic time at the science museum yesterday, and I’m going to tell you about it later…I promise. :) 727 more words


Meet the Upper School's evolving Makerspace!

In the lower level of the Upper School Library, an exciting world of creativity unfolds as students work on sculpture projects, assemble robots for competitions, imagine kinetic sculptures, and form lamps out of concrete! 166 more words


Science History Rap Battles

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Yesterday I posted a video made by one of my students about the sustainability of food resources because I thought it was a good example of what students can create when given creative latitude in the classroom. 94 more words

MYP Science

Urban Forest Class: Soil testing in Springfield Woods!

In Collaboration with two University of Maryland – Baltimore professors; Director for the Center for Innovation, Research, and Creativity in the Arts,¬†Timothy Nohe, and environmental ecology professor Matthew Baker, our Urban Forest Renewal class went on an exciting site visit to an Urban Forest less than 3 miles from Friends School’s campus! 144 more words