Presentations

    Promise and pitfalls of reformed instruction for female students, part II, at Physics Teacher Education Coalition 2007 Conference, American Physical Society PTEC (Boulder, CO), Saturday, March 3, 2007:
    In this workshop, we will examine how reformed instruction can both help and potentially hinder female students, depending on exactly how it is implemented. In the first segment of the workshop, the workshop leaders will review pertinent research on the origins of the underrepresentation of women in the physical sciences and factors promoting the success of female students in science and mathematics classrooms. In the second portion of this workshop, participants will discuss how to structure learning in their classrooms based on insights from existing research, and will also identify... Read more about Promise and pitfalls of reformed instruction for female students, part II