AAPT: American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Physics Teachers
AAPT is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
AAPT 2022 Strategic Plan
A future where the understanding of physics, driven by a vibrant, diverse, and empowered community of educators, researchers, and learners, increasingly benefits the world.
Books from AIP Publishing and AAPT
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Join The U.S. Physics Team
Represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition with other high school students.
Learn, grow, and succeed with AAPT
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AAPT Member Spotlight
Early in my school years, I knew that I liked to teach. I attended the University of Texas, where Robert Beck Clark and Robert Little (past Presidents of AAPT) encouraged me into high school teaching. I spent five years at Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas, before joining the University of North Texas staff in 1976 with a specialization in preparing teachers.Read more
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