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Thursday, July 16 • 2:30pm - 2:50pm
Interactive Simulations in Physics Secondary Education and their Effects on Student Achievement

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Transporting student thinking from novice to expert, teachers should use computer simulation which is a scientific approach to teach physics (Weiman, 2005).The purpose of this study is to examine the benefits of interactive simulations research in physics secondary education and their effects on student achievement I will report the results yielded by the survey, which I have administered to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Teachers (STEM) of NewYork City-American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA).The teachers have participated in STEM teaching practice workshops and have used simulations in their teaching practice from 2013 to 2014. The findings of this study may promote interactive learning, connecting physical phenomena with practical training, enhancing student learning, changing of classroom environment, providing opportunities to review conceptual understanding of physics. Specifically, this research study will contribute to the ongoing changes being made to the computer simulations and to changes in science instruction in general. 

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Jon Corippo

Director of Academic Innovation, CUE
Jon Corippo is the Director of Academic Innovation for CUE, leading professional learning and his creation, the CUE Rock Star Camp series, with over 50 camps since 2011. Jon was the co-designer of Minarets High School, which originated as a GAFE, 1:1 Macbook and PBL based high school in 2008 which has been named an Apple Distinguished School three times. Jon has been named a CUE Gold Disk Recipient, Madera County Teacher of the Year, and CVCUE... Read More →


Thursday July 16, 2015 2:30pm - 2:50pm
Plaza Ballroom Boston Park Plaza

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