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I like to infuse humour into my classroom. What is your opinion on teachers and students joking around? — T., Utah I, too, am a jokester and like to have fun with my students. I attribute a large part of … Continue reading

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NSTA 2015—Science Teachers' Sense of Humor

One word I have never heard used to describe an NSTA conference is “boring.” There were swarms of science teachers everywhere! I am always amazed by the sheer number of educators at every career level, from first year teachers to veteran … Continue reading

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Physics filtered through a three-year-old

“Whether we like it or not,” Christoph Niemann writes at the New York Times website, “human life is subject to the universal laws of physics.” He goes on to illustrate: My day, for example, starts with a demonstration of Newton’s … Continue reading

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Science in the Cul de Sac

How does cartoonist Richard Thompson do such a splendid job of channeling the thoughts of preschoolers with their questions about the order of the world? In the world of Cul de Sac, Blisshaven Preschool reminds me of Every School where the goals … Continue reading

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