For a Friday diversion...

Watch 32 discordant metronomes achieve synchrony in a matter of minutes.

If I were a physics teacher this would be an interesting real-world connection to get students thinking and relating.  How do you bring real-world connections into the classroom to help clarify and solidify the Why? of lessons?

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The mother of one of the 26 victims of last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America. 

Education Week: A Sandy Hook Parent's Letter to Teachers.