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Science education educator

Roger Thornton Johnson, American science education educator. Certified elementary teacher, Indiana, California, Colorado. Member National Science Teachers Association, National Association for Research in Science Teaching, National Education Association, Minnesota Science Teachers Association.

Background

Johnson, Roger Thornton was born on August 26, 1938 in Muncie, Indiana, United States. Son of Roger W. and Frances Elizabeth (Pierce) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor, Ball State University, 1960;Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1962;Doctor of Education, University of California, Berkeley, 1969.

Career

Teacher, Walt Disney school, Anaheim, California, 1960-1962;teacher, Jefferson County Public school, Golden, Company, 1962-1965;lecturer, supervisor, University of California, Berkeley, 1965-1969;from assistant professor to associate professor to professor science education, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1969. Co-director Cooperative Learning Center, University of Minnesota. Developer Elementary Science Study of Ednl.

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Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, Indiana, California, Colorado.

Works

Membership

Member National Science Teachers Association, National Association for Research in Science Teaching, National Education Association, Minnesota Science Teachers Association.

Connections

Married Anne J. Earle, June 9, 1965. Children: Todd, Kristin, Tim.

father:
Roger W. Johnson

mother:
Frances Elizabeth (Pierce) Johnson

spouse:
Anne J. Earle

children:
Todd Johnson

Kristin Johnson

Tim Johnson