Prof. Etkina will give three talks:
1) Common break. Lecture for a broad audience.
On new federal science education standards.
Ideas from science education that can be useful in other disciplines and lead to successful careers.
2) 1pm Lunch with the physicists (and possibly education faculty and students)
The “Process Approach” to college teaching.
3) 2:30 Workshop/discussion with faculty and education students.
Using our knowledge about the brain and cognitive processes in the classroom.