ERIC Number: EJ1063980
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
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More Professionals Talking Physics than Ever Before!
Education in Science, n252 p19 May 2013
In this article, "TalkPhysics," the Institute of Physics' (UK) community website for teachers of physics and their supporters, is described. It is now used by over 7,500 professionals in physics education, whether they are seeking or giving advice, contributing to discussions, or accessing the wealth of resources available, but will also genuinely enrich their teaching experiences. Not only is it a place for teachers to have their say, it is also used by teacher educators, technicians, and education academics, making it a diverse and dynamic arena for sharing ideas and discussing hot topics. When it comes to getting help with creating new practical lessons and demonstrations, "TalkPhysics" really comes into its own, with a wealth of experts who have tried, tested, failed, and tried again a plethora of practicals, you are sure to get some fantastic support for new ideas. Getting help and new ideas to do things in new ways will not only keep students engaged, but will also keep a teacher's adrenaline going.
Descriptors: Physics, Web Sites, Science Teachers, Science Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom