Force and Motion: Stop Faking It!
Bill Robertson is a science education writer who writes, 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
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
and award-winning series, Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can
Teach It. Bill also writes a monthly column for the magazine Science and Children.
He is a work-at-home dad with one child in college and another in high school. Both
apparently have a new-found appreciation for the fact that their dad can help them
with their studies. Bill’s wife has a real job and is the main bread-winner in the
family. 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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