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Re: [Phys-l] "Next Generation" teacher education textbook

I would never use a textbook that purpported to teach ``the nature of science''. Heck, I don't even know what ``science'' is.

On Tue, 19 Jun 2007, Carl Wenning wrote:

Dear Physics Educator,

I am writing a ³next generation² book for use in the preparation and renewal
of high school physics teachers. I wish to assemble two expert panels to
participate in on-line reviews of two draft chapters: (1) Teaching the
Nature of Science, and (2) Understandings about Scientific Inquiry. The goal
is to ensure that the chapters are accurate, standards compliant, and
research inclusive.

If you are interested in contributing to the development of a publication
that could have a major impact in the way we educate high school physics
teachers, please go the to following web address and download a detailed
letter of invitation that provides information sufficient for an informed

Applications to participate in these research studies are due by June 30th.
Thanks for your consideration.

"Trust me. I have a lot of experience at this."
General Custer's unremembered message to his men,
just before leading them into the Little Big Horn Valley