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TI teacher coach Sandra Robbins talks about better classroom management styles.

TI staff educator Sandra Robbins touts the merits of a book that examines how to address student misconceptions in the science classroom. The book is Targeting Students’ Science Misconceptions: Physical Science Concepts Using the Conceptual Change Model by Joseph Stepans, published by the Idea Factory in 2003.

TI staff educator Modesto Tamez explains how to make a simple straw oboe that will bring down the house (and teach good physics!)

TI staff educator Don Rathjen describes how making up joke book titles, such as Marine Biology by C. Star, is a useful teaching tool—and also one of his personal addictions.

TI postdoctoral fellow Julie Yu explains what a stem cell is and why they’re important.

TI teacher coach Rilla Chaney says she’s no singer, but she’s successfully used songs to teach science concepts in her classroom.

TI staff educators Lori Lambertson and Tory Brady explore the math behind the morning paper.