Tag Archives: Carl Wieman

Thoughts towards maintaining a classroom culture

As I’m gearing up for the responsibility of teaching (or, more accurately, facilitating the learning of) 250 bright-eyed undergraduate university students, I’ve been consciously collecting wisdom that is applicable in the classroom. Some of these tips have already been useful in my preparation, and some will be useful in how I organize my work during […]

Active learning works

Active learning works. Some would say the results were already clear. Active learning [1], in which students spend class time actively engaging with material, by thinking about it, practicing skills, or discussing it with their peers, should result in betterĀ learning than the traditional instruction model of passively sitting in a lecture hall. After all, in […]