Learning to Teach Science

Authored by: Tom Russell , Andrea K. Martin

Handbook of Research on Science Education

Print publication date:  July  2014
Online publication date:  July  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415629379
eBook ISBN: 9780203097267
Adobe ISBN: 9781136221972


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Consider the proposition that teacher educators could overestimate what they can teach new teachers, while also underestimating their ability to provide appropriate conditions for them to learn about teaching. Such a proposition serves to shift the teacher education task (at both preser-vice and inservice levels) from one of delivering what has to be known by teachers to one of providing better conditions for learning about teaching.

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