Science Teachers and the Scientific Attitude: An Appraisal of an Academic Year Institute

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Science  19 Aug 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3425, pp. 467-468
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3425.467


In a training program for experienced high school science and mathematics teachers, trainees made good academic progress and eventually adjusted well to the return to university work. The program's main weakness was failure to transmit attitudes and information relevant to teaching science, not only as a body of knowledge, but as a way of thinking.