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Published in Print: January 24, 2001, as Internet-Style Teacher Guidance

Internet-Style Teacher Guidance

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Below are excerpts of e-mail conversations between Betty Vail, a physics teacher for Florida's online high school, and some of her students.


Ms. Vail,
Weekly check-in! Thank you so much for helping me with technical stuff on Thursday. I am so sorry that I didn't page you the day that you left a message, I was very surprised that there had been a delay with my voice mail.
This is awfully unusual. Anyways, now I finally know where to find my grades:) Thanxs.
[Ginny]


Ali,
Thanks for the update.
I will be away on a site visit today. Just page me sometime tomorrow.
You're doing a great job in the class. I was just calling to see if you had any questions.
Mrs. Vail

Mrs. Vail,
Thank you for your reply & instructions. I don't have any questions, but thanks for asking - I'll be turning in some more assignments soon, I've just had a hectic week.
Ali


Hi,
In my Lab Design ... I was mentioning that since the ball is in motion, you can't have as specific of a measurement as you could with other objects that aren't moving. So, do I want to say to measure to the nearest tenth of a centimeter or the nearest whole centimeter?
Thanks,
Melissa

Melissa,
You might want to measure to the nearest "half" centimeter. That's about the best you can do with a moving ball.
Mrs. Vail

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