The Journal of Technology and Science Education (JOTSE) has been created as a contribution to the development and improvement of scientific and technological education by constituting a common space to share experiences to all those who, somehow, are involved in the teaching and learning processes of engineering studies, in all modalities. What scientists and what science educators do in the laboratory are sometimes similar but often different. I explore this divide in terms of the number of experimental trials that are conductor during laboratory investigations. I will advocate that science students conduct more trials that what is currently being done when they perform experiments in school.
The highlight of the course is definitely the teaching placement in which you are immersed completely in a school environment. During these placements, I developed great confidence in my teaching ability. The experience helps you to discover the kind of teacher you are and … Read more