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Lessons from #NaBloCoMo 2014

I did it! Thirty days with thirty different blogs (published on that day) and thirty blog post comments! Here they are: http://www.emilywillinghamphd.com/2014/11/academic-science-is-sexist-we-do-have.html http://wwndtd.wordpress.com/2014/11/02/day-37-homecoming-and-halloween/ http://kris.shaffermusic.com/2014/11/social-academia/ http://www.crazyteacherlady.com/crazy-thoughts/thoughts-on-engagement http://180.pedagoguepadawan.net/933/day-52-electric-potential-surfaces/ http://falconphysics.blogspot.com/2014/11/getting-started-with-3d-printing-jazz.html http://blog.wolfram.com/2014/11/07/using-arduinos-as-systemmodeler-components/ http://rationalexpressions.blogspot.com/2014/11/kids-learn-from-second-drafts-2-of-10.html http://space.io9.com/aurora-are-colourful-reminders-to-upgrade-our-infrastru-1634324110 http://phyzblog.blogspot.com/2014/11/is-inertia-truck-drivers-friend-or-foe.html http://teachthemphysics.wordpress.com/2014/11/11/blackout-poetry-using-physics-text/ http://mgolding180.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/day-61-pinhole-camera-building/ http://jacobsphysics.blogspot.com/2014/11/why-i-make-students-graph-data-as-they.html http://symmetricblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/14/quiz-video-combination-instead-of-lecture/ http://blog.sciencegeekgirl.com/2014/11/15/why-not-to-grade-clicker-questions-for-correctness/ http://physicsandphysicists.blogspot.com/2014/11/should-i-go-into-physics-or-engineering.html http://museumfatigue.org/2014/11/15/good-food-class-ramen-cookoff/ https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/best-software-writing-your-dissertation http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/castingoutnines/2014/11/19/making-screencasts-the-working-example/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitterContinue reading

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NaBloCoMo results

What a fun month. I challenged myself (and others) at the beginning to try to help foster community among physics/math/??? educators by commenting on a blog every day. I thought it would be pretty easy. Mostly it was, as I … Continue reading

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Building community with #NaBloCoMo

It seems November means lots of things to lots of people. Writers try to do 50,000 words with #NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and bloggers try to do a new post every day with #NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month). I … Continue reading

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Online communities

I just received an interesting email from someone I’m working with who’s interested in forming a virtual community of elementary school teachers: Hi Andy, I was really intrigued by some of the things you said about establishing a sense of … Continue reading

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Blog or Vlog?

Earlier today I wondered on twitter whether it’s better, in certain cases, to blog or vlog, noting especially that I can talk faster than I can type. So what I did was type a normal blog post (the one prior … Continue reading

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