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Helping Students Make It

Over the past couple of years, student success rates have become a big deal to me. Maybe it's because I went back to school in my early 30s, with a wife, three kids, and a full-time job. Or maybe it's hating to see students take out college loans, only to come away empty-handed. Or maybe it's just what we teachers do.

Finding the Right Tablet

Thanks to the pioneering work of several of my colleagues at Murray State, I was introduced to the tablet PC in 2006, and have used it in my classes ever since. However, even though tablets have become mainstream, I'm continuing to search for a tablet that can handle the needs for a flipped classroom, such as annotation, recording/editing, and projection.

Welcoming Grace Eileen

This has nothing to do with flipped chemistry, but congratulations to my son Jamie and his wife Megan on the birth of Grace Eileen, born last Friday.

Learning About Learning - While Trying to Improve Teaching

Over the years that my children were making their way through elementary school, I became the go-to science volunteer. Times were tough for the teachers as they were adapting to new science achievement testing. Many of my elementary school teacher friends were feeling the pain of not only having to beef up their own science content knowledge, but to also learning to teach science using active, inquiry methods. The days of opening the book and defining science vocabulary words were over!