- Paperback: 360 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (April 13, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 080586055X
- ISBN-13: 978-0805860559
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,830,372 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Marcia C. Linn is a professor of development and cognition specializing in education in mathematics, science, and technology in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley.
Bat-Sheva Eylon is a professor at the Science Teaching Department at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. She specializes in learning, instruction, and professional development of physics and science teachers. She holds the Chief Justice Bora Laskin Chair of Science Teaching.