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ERIC Number: EJ581601
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-1232
Teachers as Curriculum Decision Makers: The Selection of Topics for High School Physics.
Feldman, Allan; Kropf, Aaron
Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, v14 n3 p241-59 Spr 1999
A group of 26 high-school physics teachers completed a card-sorting task to prioritize their choices of topics to include in the physics curriculum. Mechanics, electricity, and magnetism emerged as most important. Covering these topics conflicted with teachers' goals to impart deep conceptual understanding of physics in their students. (33 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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