Teaching electromagnetism: interviewing three Greek high-school teachers



The present study is set in the context of teaching electromagnetism in Greek high schools. In particular, it aspires to probe teachers’ ideas about the way they deal with this teaching subject in classroom. For this purpose, empirical data were collected through interviewing 3 teachers who taught physics in Greek public domain schools. Research findings suggests that teachers face difficulty in teaching electromagnetism indicating its abstract nature as the main cause of it. Educational implications for teaching and learning electromagnetism are discussed in the final part of the study.


Teachers’ science ideas, electromagnetism, secondary education

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.26220/mje.3796

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