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D. Rosengrant, A. Van Heuvelen, and E. Etkina, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (1), 010108 (2009).
Physics education literature recommends using multiple representations to help students understand concepts and solve problems. However, there is little research concerning why…
  
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This is a collection of nine video-based workshops developed to help teachers identify and implement strategies that help students deeply learn abstract science content. Be prepared…
The Physics Teacher
  
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M. O'Brien and J. Thompson, Phys. Teach., 47 (4), 234-239 (2009).
The Physics First movement—teaching a true physics course to ninth-grade students—is gaining popularity in high schools. There are several different rhetorical arguments for and…
  
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R. Meylani and D. Teuscher, Thirty-Third Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 787 - 794 (2011).
This study establishes a theoretical framework for predicting the American College Testing (ACT) Mathematics sub-score and AP Calculus AB and BC scores from the Precalculus Concept…
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J. Nissen, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 15 (1), 013102 (2019).
Self-efficacy, the belief in one’s ability to succeed in learning tasks, predicts learning and success in education broadly and physics specifically. While self-efficacy increases…
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T. Espinosa, K. Miller, I. Araujo, and E. Mazur, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 15 (1), 010132 (2019).
Self-efficacy represents an individual’s belief that he or she can perform a particular task in a given domain. It is a strong predictor for performance and persistence in STEM…
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J. Burde and T. Wilhelm, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 16 (2), 020153 (2020).
[This paper is part of the Focused Collection on Curriculum Development: Theory into Design.] Developing a solid understanding of simple electric circuits represents a major…
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P. Chastenay and M. Riopel, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 16 (2), 020107 (2020).
This article presents the Moon Phases Concept Inventory (MCPI), a pre-test and post-test assessment instrument for middle school students. It is intended to target students in the…
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E. Redish, Phys. Teach., 59 (8), 599-604 (2021).
An important step in learning to use math in science is learning to see symbolic equations not just as calculational tools, but as ways of expressing fundamental relationships among…
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E. Redish, Phys. Teach., 59 (9), 683-688 (2021).
Learning to create, use, and evaluate models is a central element of becoming a scientist. In physics, we often begin an analysis of a complicated system with highly simplified or…
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