Adequate preparation of secondary physics teachers is vital to ensuring good teaching of physics in schools. This US case study describes an on-going program involving close collaboration between university science and education departments and also involving local schools. A new project, PhysTEC, will extend these ideas nationwide.
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Keywords:Vocational/Professional Development Education,background for new teachers,research on teacher preparation,NSDL,Active Learning,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090507001020833T,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Education Practices,student-teaching,Higher Education,learning theory,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Graduate/Professional,teacher preparation,Teacher Preparation,field experience,Education,Professional Development
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