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Tag Archives: scientific method

Teaching vs Learning [pedagogy]

I came across an excellent talk by Carl Wieman (2001 Physics Nobelist) on how to teach the ability to do science, Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Science to Teach Science (@MIT; @iTunesU). This lecture was apparently delivered in 2008, but I just stumbled across it in iTunes. The actual lecture […]

Misconceptions about Science [talk]

While visiting home earlier this year, I was asked to speak at the Indian Public School Principals’ Conference at Manipal by Mr. Acharya of the Sharada Residential School. It was the first time I was facing a Headmaster since getting out of high school, and the prospect of facing some 50 of them at once […]