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Columns from The Physics Teacher 2010-2011

The new three “R”s
Patricia Blanton
Phys. Teach. 48, 73 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3274373

Quarter‐sheet questions
John L. Hubisz
Phys. Teach. 48, 138 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3293667

What your mother never told you about … physics teaching
Deborah Roudebush
Phys. Teach. 48, 205 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3317465

Misconceptions as necessary stepping stones
Patricia Blanton
Phys. Teach. 48, 269 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3362004

Becoming the “sage” guide
Patricia Blanton
Phys. Teach. 48, 347 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3393076

Enhancing learning through scientific mini‐debates
Timothy F. Slater
Phys. Teach. 48, 425 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3479731

Advertising physics by “tie”ing concepts together
Jeffrey M. Wetherhold
Phys. Teach. 48, 492 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3488205

The case of the “not‐so‐short” circuit
Wilson J. González‐Espada
Phys. Teach. 48, 554 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3502516

Engaging student's astronomical thinking with metacognitive visual literacy tasks
Timothy F. Slater
Phys. Teach. 48, 618 (2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3517037

Mindset matters
John Cato
Phys. Teach. 49, 60 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3527763

“Retests”: A better method of test corrections
Jeff McManus
Phys. Teach. 49, 121 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3543593

Simple PowerPoint Animation
Leo Takahashi
Phys. Teach. 49, 189 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3555515

What physics principle can I teach with this?
Paul Dolan
Phys. Teach. 49, 249 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3566042

Minute of physics
Katie Page
Phys. Teach. 49, 317 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3578437

Notes on Discussion: Using physics to teach ninth-graders to take effective notes in a science class
Joe Kremer
Phys. Teach. 49, 396 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3628279

Physics Teacher Camp
John Burk and Josh Gates
Phys. Teach. 49, 459 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3639166

“Don't Lecture Me”
Patricia Blanton
Phys. Teach. 49, 523 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3651744

Grading without losing all your time (and your mind!)
Kathleen A. Harper
Phys. Teach. 49, 584 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3661114