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For prospective high school physics teachers and candidates.

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Teaching High School Physics

by Carl J. Wenning and Rebecca E. Vieyra

A work in 3 volumes.

2nd edition to be released in late 2020 by AIP Publishing.

1st edition released on Kindle March 25, 2015 and Google Play Books April 8, 2015.

Teaching High School Physics is a work in 3 volumes. Its authors are an accomplished university physics teacher educator and a distinguished prior high school physics teacher. With an emphasis on pedagogical content knowledge in physics education, this publication helps to prepare physics teachers with a solid philosophical and practical foundation. It includes specific strategies and guidelines for physics teacher education.

THSP: The Nature of Physics Teaching

Teaching High School Physics: The Nature of Physics Teaching explores the role of educational research, teaching philosophies, and scientific epistemology as a foundation for good teaching. It places a strong emphasis on learning by inquiry and prepares teachers with a solid philosophical and practical foundation focusing on the nature of physics teaching.

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THSP: Interacting with Physics Students

Teaching High School Physics: Interacting with Physics Students addresses practical techniques for supporting student learning in the day-to-day classroom. It details how to facilitate active engagement and cooperation in an equitable manner, manage learning difficulties and differentiations, and address other situations teachers face in the classroom.

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THSP: Managing the Physics Classroom

Teaching High School Physics: Managing the Physics Classroom prepares physics teachers with a solid philosophical and practical foundation on how to manage the classroom. It addresses the professional practice of teaching, from curriculum development to lesson planning to assessment and evaluation, and informs readers about how to engage in the physics education community as a leader.

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