Monthly Archives: November 2012

Learning from failure

As US News and World Report just wrote

Is Failure Okay?

I spent the day at the Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers annual meeting in Boxborough. While at the meeting, I gave a one-hour workshop on InterLACE.  One topic that came up was the debate between mastery of content (needed for MCAS testing) versus science processes (Common Core Standards and National Science Standards). Any bright kid […]

Recent AAPT meeting

This past Friday I was at the joint meeting of the New England Sections of the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Physical Society held at Williams College.  This was a great meeting where two of the invited talks on Friday were about the Higgs Boson, both from a theoretical and experimental point […]