ERIC Number: EJ827699
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
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Interview: G. Kip Bollinger
Aronin, Miriam; McDuffie, Thomas E., Jr.
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v46 n1 p33-36 Spr 2009
This article presents an interview with G. Kip Bollinger. G. Kip Bollinger currently works as a consultant for Intermediate Units, school districts, professional science societies, and science text and kit producers. He performs curriculum alignment, does assessment training, coaches science teachers, trains teachers in the use of specific curricula, and facilitates workshops at biomedical centers in Pennsylvania. Before becoming a consultant, Bollinger worked in science education and science education policy, starting as a science teacher. Bollinger holds a BS in biology, with a minor in chemistry, from Juniata College and an MS in education, with an emphasis in Earth sciences, and an EdD in Science Education, both from Temple University. In the interview, Bollinger shares his experiences in sixth, ninth and tenth grade that influenced him to major in science (biology and chemistry) at college and become a science educator. He also shares some of the ways he has worked to integrate hands-on science into state standards and classroom practices.
Descriptors: State Standards, Hands on Science, Chemistry, Biology, Science Teachers, Sciences, Grade 10, Science Education
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