Richard Steinberg is Professor in the School of Education and the Department of Physics and Program Director of Science Education at City College of New York. He received a B.S. degree in physics and mathematics from State University of New York at Binghamton and a M.S.
degree in physics, a Ph.D. in applied physics, and a secondary teaching certificate all from Yale University. He is a former Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow and CCNY Teacher of the Year. During sabbatical in 2007-08, he was a full time science teacher in a public high school in New York
City. His activities focus on research and development of physics/science education, innovative instruction, teacher education, and outreach to local schools.
I read with amusement the post by Shaun Johnson "Instead of Complaining About Teachers, Become One." I am in the parade of critics of what is happening in our public schools, although my banner does not focus on the teachers. My modified take on the article is "In...