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Tools for Sharing Teaching Materials

By The Expert TA Team March 19, 2017

Instructors have a long history of sharing resources between one another within departments and..

A Guide to In-Class Physics Demonstrations

By The Expert TA Team March 10, 2017

Classroom demonstrations can be a great way to get students excited about what you want them to..

The Evolving Role of TAs in College Classrooms

By The Expert TA Team March 8, 2017

A teaching assistant (TA) is an individual who assists a teacher with instructional..

Interested in Flipped Classrooms? Start Small.

By The Expert TA Team March 2, 2017

This blog post is not meant to equip you with the complete knowledge to get started down the..

Online Homework Is (Still) Not Obsolete

By The Expert TA Team February 28, 2017

We recently read an article stating that homework is once and for all obsolete because of a new..

Question Pools: Expert TA’s 99th Step in Protecting Academic Integrity

By The Expert TA Team February 24, 2017

Academic integrity is important — to you as the instructor, to us as a homework provider, and..

Navigating the Creative Commons License: A Tailored Approach to OER

By The Expert TA Team February 16, 2017

As evidenced by the variety of introductory textbooks available on the market, there is no..

Embracing Smartphones in the Classroom

By Zach Kilburn February 8, 2017

Most people have a love/hate relationship with smartphones: They provide resources and..

The AP Physics Exam's Shift Toward Symbolic Problem Solving

By The Expert TA Team January 30, 2017

In 2015, the AP Physics Exam experienced significant changes. AP Physics B was split into two..

Canvas LMS Review: Highlights of this Classroom Management System

By The Expert TA Team December 30, 2016

For those working in the education realm these days, it seems that you can’t go far without..

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