TITLE

REFLECTIONS ON CZECH SCIENCE TEACHING

AUTHOR(S)
Svec, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Nov2007, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses his observations of science education in the Czech Republic. He discusses how Czech pedagogy focuses on the teacher and emphasizes discipline in students. Czech teachers assess student ability through interviews. The author notes that inquiry-based learning is not common in Czech education, leading to passivity in students. The Czech education system is implementing reforms to similar to those in the U.S. Czech parents hope for increased focus on problem solving.
ACCESSION #
27358813

 

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