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Teaching High School Physics The Nature of Physics Teaching Carl J. Wenning; Rebecca E. Vieyra

Author/Creator:
Wenning, Carl J, author
Publication:
Melville, New York AIP Publishing 2020
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online resource (286 pages)
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Teaching High School Physics is centered on the principle that teachers need to be educated rather than trained and helps to form a substantive and substantiated foundation for a new way of teaching. Providing a mix of theory and practice, these books describe more than 40 important topics and encourage an inquiry-oriented approach to physics teaching. They include numerous examples and helpful resources. The Nature of Physics Teaching: --Explores the role of educational research, teaching philosophies, and scientific epistemology as a foundation for good teaching --Places a strong emphasis on learning by inquiry --Prepares teachers with a solid philosophical and practical foundation focusing on the nature of physics teaching Teaching High School Physics is suitable for teacher candidates, experienced in-service physics teachers, and educators seeking a detailed reference guide to the many subjects being addressed in today's teaching reform movements.
Contents:
Becoming a High School Physics Teacher - Science Literacy - Teaching and Learning - Scientific Epistemology - Scientific Inquiry in Introductory Physics - Teaching the Nature of Science - Levels of Inquiry Model for Physics Teaching - Scientific Practices and Intellectual Skills - Inquiry of Lower Complexity - Inquiry of Medium and Higher Complexity - Mathematical Methods of Inquiry - Teaching and Physics Education Research.
Contributor:
Vieyra, Rebecca E.
Other format:
Printed edition
ISBN:
9780735421943
9780735421950
9780735421974
Publisher Number:
10.1063/9780735421967 doi
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Restricted for use by site license.