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"Deep Learning in Introductory Physics: Exploratory Studies of Model‐Based Reasoning is concerned with the broad question of how students learn physics in a model‐centered classroom. The diverse, creative, and sometimes unexpected ways students construct models, and deal with intellectual conflict, provide valuable insights into student learning and cast a new vision for physics teaching."

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Standing Waves-Superposition and Interference

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App "3D molecules edit & test".

Royal Society of Chemistry :"Eight great apps for chemistry teachers!"
Posted by: David Sait
"There are lots of chemistry apps out there, but which ones are actually worth installing?
We asked teachers for their recommendations, what they use in the classroom and which apps they recommend to students.
Here's what they suggested, with some favourites of our own."
4. 3D molecules edit & test It's designed for students to draw structures, view them as 3D models, visualise atomic orbitals and see electronic effects.
There's also a test mode that's useful for self-assessment – students construct inorganic and organic compounds, and hints are available if they get stuck.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3d-molecules-edit-test/id907400810?mt=8
http://www.rsc.org/blogs/eic/2015/09/mobile-apps-chemistry-teachers-students #chemistry #stem #molecules #ipad #Mac #3dprinting
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A year long high school Physics course is important preparation for all college majors in science, engineering, and medicine, because students in these majors will all be required to earn credit in a year long college level Physics course. Some schools, like our military academies, require every student to earn credit in a year long Physics course, regardless of their major. Having taught college Physics, I’ve seen the inability to succeed in this course result in many broken dreams and changed majors.

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A new book by Richard Felder and Rebecca Brent, Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide.  The first chapter is posted on this site. http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/TeachSTEM/TeachSTEM.html

Some other recent books related to teaching college STEM courses include:

Teach Students How to Learn by Saundra McGuire
https://sty.presswarehouse.com/books/BookDetail.aspx?productID=441430#
Here are resources from that book, including a video presentation to students from the author:
https://styluspub.presswarehouse.com/Titles/TeachStudentsHowtoLearn.aspx

Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering
http://www.nap.edu/catalog/18687/reaching-students-what-research-says-about-effective-instruction-in-undergraduate
that book is free to download, as are other books from the National Academies Press. Here are other books related to highered STEM education from them: http://www.nap.edu/topic/348/education/higher-education

The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions
http://www.amazon.com/The-Math-Myth-Other-Delusions/dp/1620970686

Taking College Teaching Seriously, Pedagogy Matters!: Fostering Student Success Through Faculty-Centered Practice Improvement 
http://www.amazon.com/College-Teaching-Seriously-Pedagogy-Matters/dp/1620360802

Peer-led Team Learning: Origins, Research and Practice
http://linusbooks.com/?wpsc-product=1389-2

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Over the past few years, the author and his wife have served as teachers, qualified scientists, mentors, and/or parents on dozens of science projects assisting students ranging from elementary school projects that can be completed in a weekend to high school and college freshmen projects that take a semester or year to complete and yield published scholarly papers and/or compete at the highest national and international levels. This article describes what we have observed to be important to success.
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