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Scientific Teaching 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 1429201886
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About the Author

Jo Handelsman is the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and codirector of the Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Jo Handelsman, Christine Pfund, Sarah Miller Lauffer, and Christine Pribbenow are the founders of the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching, an initiative that is supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors Program and designed to bring the spirit of research to science education. They have developed, taught, and evaluated programs to teach graduate students, post-docs, and faculty to be outstanding, innovative teachers and mentors.

Sarah Miller began writing her first novel at 10 years old, and has spent half her life working in libraries and bookstores. She is the author of "Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller, "which was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and nominated for numerous state award lists. Sarah lives in Michigan with her family. Visit her online at sarahmillerbooks.com.

In 2005 Donald Miller started"The Mentoring Project, " an organization that helps churches start mentoring programs and pairs mentors with boys in need. Don's work with the fatherless led the Obama administration to invite him onto the president's task force on fatherlessness and mentoring. Donald is the director of "The Burnside Writers Collective", an online magazine. He is a frequent speaker, appearing at events such as the Women of Faith Conference, The Democratic National Convention, and Harvard University. He still lives in Portland, Oregon with his dog Lucy
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman; 1 edition (December 15, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1429201886
  • ISBN-13: 978-1429201889
  • Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.6 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #332,261 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Bonnie Fairbanks on September 30, 2013
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This book gave me a very good starting point for trying to incorporate principles of scientific teaching into a classroom.
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This text is short, well illustrated, easy to read, and covers complex concepts clearly. Also you can't beat the price.
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Well written....nicely summarised...many examples....
Good read
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By MDL on January 24, 2013
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Not bad. It teaches some basics of how to teach science. It was required for a class, and it did its job.
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