Posted by: emapey | July 9, 2008

Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists

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

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