At a recent presentation Carl Wieman, a Nobel Laureate physicist talked about how the K-12 and undergraduate education systems had failed to meet the needs of science because these systems were not teaching students to think like scientists. Instead, science was often taught as a series of formulas and facts to be memorized; as something frozen like a mammoth in time.
Source: Medical Education Blog
Posted by: emapey | July 9, 2008
Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists