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Flipping Tip: Engage the clash between science and culture

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"Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age." - Albert Einstein

How can we get more students to enroll in STEM courses? Engage them in scientific issues that clash with our culture to peak their interest!



Flipping Tip: Be Prepared for Anything

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"Be Prepared... The meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise." - Robert Baden-Powell

This week we experienced the destructive power of nature as hurricane Sandy ripped across the east coast and caused destruction as far west as Chicago, Illinois.



Flipping Tips: Select technology wisely (Part 2)

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"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of the chosen field of endeavor. " - Vince Lombardi

Let's assume you identified your objective and decided how you will measure your progress in meeting it.



Flipping Tip: PDFs to the rescue!

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"I think its fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created.



Flipping Tip: Hands Off!

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"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning is young.



Flipping Tip: Keep Parents in the Loop

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"The single biggest problem with communications is the illusion that it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw

Believe it or not even the best kids get tempted to give messages from school the deep-six when they bear bad news.



Flipping Tip: Set & Enforce Prerequisites

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"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence." - Abigail Adams

I received a surprising comment from a reader about bridging the digital divide. It seems my friend is finding her adult pupils don't have the technology skills she anticipated.



Flipping Tip: Crossing the digital divide

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"Technology alone is not enough..." Steve Jobs

I love that quote because it reminds me that imagination and common sense are two of our most important problem solving skills. Perhaps we can use them to help resolve the issues Chelsea Clinton describes in America's Dangerous Tech Gaps?



A Call to Learning!

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