Physics in Canada / La Physique au Canada - 2014 (70.2)

Promoting Research-Based Physics Teacher Education in Canada: Building Bridges between Theory and Practice

Marina Milner-Bolotin
University of British Columbia
Physics methods courses often deemphasize physics content. Yet, both content and pedagogy are crucial for effective teaching. This paper describes a technologyenhanced physics methods course that engages teacher candidates in designing conceptual secondary physics teaching resources.