Pedagogy in Action News News from the Pedagogy in Action Site Direct Measurement Video project launches expanded video collection Direct Measurement Videos are short, high-quality videos of real events that students can use to explore and apply physics concepts. What sets these videos apart from others is that students can measure distances, time, angles, and other variables right off the videos, allowing for a wide variety of quantitative and theoretical exploration.]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 New Approaches to Teaching Problem Solving In Class, Coached Problem Solving describes how faculty can provide a structured, guided context for students to work collaboratively to solve problems. Inventing and Testing Models uses Model-Eliciting Activities, which are open-ended problems that challenge students to build models in order to solve complex, real-world problems.]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0600 Guided Discovery Problems Guided Discovery Problems offers a wealth of information on using this teaching method, along with several detailed examples ready to use in the classroom.]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0500