Force and Motion: Stop Faking It!
Bill Robertson is a science education writer, teaches online math for the University
of Phoenix, reviews and edits science materials, and conducts teacher in-service
workshops at school districts around the country. Bill is a former college physics
instructor who became involved in research in cognitive science and human learning.
He has published articles on conceptual understanding in physics, constructivism,
and the Learning Cycle. He began writing and conceptualizing K-8 science curriculum
for Biological Sciences Curriculum Study in 1987.
After five years with BSCS, Bill performed the same duties with the US Space Foundation
and then began working with the Wild Goose Company, helping schools incorporate
Wild Goose materials, revising many of their teacher resources, helping conceptualize
and write award-winning science kits, and performing teacher workshops across the
Bill is now an independent contractor and author of the NSTA Press best-selling
series, Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It. He is
a work-at-home dad who coaches his kids in soccer and basketball and keeps them
home when they decide to be sick. Bill has a Master's degree in physics from the
University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in science education from the University of Colorado.
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