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  • 12 Oct 2018 9:00 PM | Nancy Michaelsen (Administrator)

    Event Title: Living Physics Professional Community Workshop

    Date & Time: Nov. 16-17, 2018, starting 4:00pm ET on Fri.

    Location: Swarthmore College, PA

    Cost: $75 (consideration possible for financial need)

    Description:  This 1.5-day workshop will bring together highly-engaged physics educators and lab managers in the Northeast to learn about the national push towards greater interdisciplinarity in introductory physics courses, receive feedback on personal curricular materials, practice anticipating student thinking and facilitating group work, and explore specific examples of innovative reformed physics activities. Participation in the workshop will strengthen local and regional networks of physics educators for collaborative transformation efforts. Instructors, lab managers, community college faculty & staff and those with varying degrees of familiarity with physics for life scientists or active learning are welcome!


    Visit the event information site to register by November 1.

    http://blog.umd.edu/turpen/


  • 10 Oct 2018 1:09 PM | Nancy Michaelsen (Administrator)

    Bernards HS (Bernardsville) is looking for a ~3 month leave replacement physics teacher from Dec 1- March 1 (approximate).

    If you know anyone who is interested, have them email Grant Kolmer (gkolmer@shsd.org)...the school district website is shsd.org

  • 03 Sep 2018 5:58 PM | Nancy Michaelsen (Administrator)

    AAPT NORTHEAST REGIONAL MEETING

    HOSTED BY THE NJ SECTION, ON BEHALF OF

    NJ / NY / LI / NE / SEPA

    CALL FOR PAPERS & POSTERS

    NJAAPT is requesting proposals for papers (~20 min presentation/question time) or posters to be presented to NJ / NY / New England area Physics educators

    Dates:            Friday evening and Saturday   Nov 16 & 17, 2018

    Location:       Bergen Community College   Paramus, NJ

    Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

    • Physics education topics / issues / research
    • Classroom / lab ideas, use of technology
    • Physics/science research of interest to science teachers to keep current in the field

    Abstract submissions can be emailed to njaaptsubmit@gmail.com  (deadline Oct 15, 2018)

     Questions:  contact Jim Signorelli at  Jimsignorelli@hotmail.com

     

     

  • 03 Sep 2018 9:59 AM | Anonymous

    If you missed our one day meeting at Rutgers on July 18th, the talks on Current Tension in Cosmology are available at the links below:

    Part 1

    Part 2

    Part 3

    Part 4

    Part 5


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