Clickers or Flashcards : Is There Really a Difference ?

  title={Clickers or Flashcards : Is There Really a Difference ?},
  author={Nathaniel Lasry},
A growing number of physics teachers are currently turning to instructional technologies such as wireless handheld response systems —colloquially called clickers. Two possible rationales may explain the growing interest in these devices. The first is the presumption that clickers are more effective instructional instruments. The second rationale is somewhat reminiscent of Martin Davis’ declaration when purchasing the Oakland Athletics: “As men get older, the toys get more expensive.” Although… CONTINUE READING
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