Humanizing Science Teacher Education

Last week this question appeared on the NARST (National Association for Research in Science Teaching) Discussion List:

Can anyone suggest a resource (or resources) that addresses the problem of how to engage resistant in-service science teachers to experiment with more reform oriented instructional practices? Ideally there would be practical suggestions for instructional coaches (or other school or district supervisors) on how to deal with science teachers who are unwilling or uninterested in trying some new instructional approaches.

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