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C. Wieman, W. Adams, and K. Perkins, Science, 322 (5902), 682-683 (2008).
This item is a 2008 article in Science magazine that highlights research done by the Physics Education Technology Project on how students use interactive simulations to meet their…
  
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The PhET Project
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This web page contains links to published research articles relating to the Physics Education Technology Project (PhET). This project provides technology-based resources and…
  
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Science safety in is a vital issue because: 1) it is tested on many state science content tests, 2) pre-service teachers take the Praxis test which also requires knowledge of safe…
  
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S. Michaels, A. Shouse, and H. Schweingruber; Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
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This book is designed to acknowledge and support the work of teachers while explaining the implications of new knowledge for classroom practice. Ready, Set, Science! is an account of…
Learning Disabilities and Student Accommodations  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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J. Olsen, 2007 PhysTEC Conference (2007).
This workshop presentation covers the issues of student learning disabilities and the accommodations that students with these disabilities will require. Types of learning…
Building physics teacher pedagogical content knowledge  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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E. Etkina, 2006 PhysTEC Conference (2006).
This presentation at the 2006 PTEC conference emphasizes the need for teachers to understand content-specific pedagogical needs of there students. Topics include physics-specific…
  
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L. S. Vygotsky is a great Russian psychologist who is recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology; yet, his theory of development has never been well understood in the West.…
  
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C. Bordogna and E. Albano; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This article contains information on researchers' efforts to find a simple mathematical model for classroom learning. The model used is based on the model used for magnetic…
  
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The Statistical Research Center contains information on education and careers in physics, astronomy, and related fields. The center provides reports on trends in education as well as…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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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…