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/content/aapt/journal/ajp/84/1/10.1119/1.4936459
2016-01-01
2016-12-07

Abstract

AAPT established more than 50 years ago as a magazine for high school teachers. Over the decades, the publication has evolved in a number of important ways, and I was privileged to play a part in that evolution. I will describe some of the important preparation I received for that role and share some of the insights I gained during my 13 years as editor. I'll outline the history of leading to its eventually becoming a peer-reviewed journal serving a very broad audience. I will also discuss role in the physics teaching community and the important positive influence it has had on the evolution of AAPT. I'll conclude with some observations and conclusions drawn from my more than 40 years of teaching experience.

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