NPR has just published a story on Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman’s efforts to get universities to use “active learning,” instead of lectures, in their classrooms. It’s headlined A Nobel Laureate’s Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching.

I’ve previously posted a lot about Professon Wieman’s work (you can read and see those videos here) and he even wrote a guest post for my Education Week Teacher column, A Nobel Laureate Writes About Becoming A “Science Coach.”

Here’s an excerpt from the NPR piece: