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A-Ha Moments

This summer, I taught an introductory electrical engineering course at my university.  My Teacher's Assistant, Moosa Zaidi, did a phenomenal job.  Near the end of the course, a student asked him about how to generate a-ha moments.  What follows is their email exchange. Student:  I have a slightly odd request.  Could you think up a … Continue reading A-Ha Moments

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Evaluating Students

Evaluating Students

I currently have a part-time job where I am evaluating middle and high school students to attend a prestigious summer camp.  Top students from all over the world are applying, and so I am seeing report cards from many countries.  They differ significantly.* In Hong Kong, in addition to getting evaluated for subject matter, the student earns grades for their … Continue reading Evaluating Students