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Michael Mohammad
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Physics teacher at Brookfield Central High School
Physics teacher at Brookfield Central High School

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Action & Reaction
We do not live in a vacuum. All of our actions have an effect. We may not realize it but, when we take action, there is always a reaction.  I’m not talking about something as distant and abstract as the butterfly effect. I’m talking about the direct reactio...
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As I look back on the material we covered in physics this year, I can’t help but see the connections to my life as a professional.  I’ve spoken about Newton’s 1st Law of Motion in my last post .  But, the 2nd Law is equally relevant. It’s great to be in mot...
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The Law of Classroom Inertia
In 2 weeks, my school year will be half over. Since we are on the block, I will have a whole new group of students and will be starting my courses fresh.  As I think back on some of my big ideas from the summer that I failed to follow through with, I think ...
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Hello to 2018
Have you ever gone to a conference and seen that one person in the back of the session who seems to be engaged but its not interacting with anyone else? Or maybe that one person who seems to be eating lunch at a table by themselves? That’s me. I attend arou...
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Why EdCamp in 2018?
One of my proudest accomplishments of 2017 was helping to hold the first EdCamp in my school district, EdCamp Elmbrook. We are holding our 2nd annual EdCamp on March 3rd of 2018. It will be held at Brookfield Central High School in Brookfield, WI.   As we e...
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I like Star Wars.  I like it a lot. There are so many great lessons and quotes from the films. Yoda has to be one of the most quoted educational scholars ever.  That includes even in the newest episode “The Last Jedi” He has a great line about failure There...
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Practicing off the Menu
Understanding one’s learning preferences is so important for any individual to be able to truly take control of his or her own learning. I’ve been incorporating choice in summative assessment for a couple of years now. But, I had been struggling this year w...
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Practicing off the Menu
Understanding one’s learning preferences is so important for any individual to be able to truly take control of his or her own learning. I’ve been incorporating choice in summative assessment for a couple of years now. But, I had been struggling this year w...
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Practicing off the Menu
Understanding one’s learning preferences is so important for any individual to be able to truly take control of his or her own learning. I’ve been incorporating choice in summative assessment for a couple of years now. But, I had been struggling this year w...
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What's the Deal with EdCamps?
I really enjoy attending educational conferences. There are always great keynotes and session speakers. But, many times I’ve been looking at session schedules and have chosen the least objectionable option.  Those times when nothing was related to my conten...
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