Svec, Michael
November 2007
Science Teacher;Nov2007, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p64
Academic Journal
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.


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