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The Physics Teacher's Dilemma 

written by Eric Brewe

The dilemma of what to teach today is an ongoing issue among many (teachers, administrators, researchers, standards writers). Modeling Instruction is built on one answer to this question; teach students to build, evaluate and deploy models. Modeling Instruction has become over the past twenty years the largest high school physics professional development workshop in the US.  Adaptation of Modeling Instruction is growing in university physics as well. In this talk I discuss some of the underpinnings and the history of Modeling, then highlight research into Modeling Instruction as a view on the future of Modeling.

Last Modified June 21, 2011