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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . Campbell, N. A. , & Reece, J. B. ( 2005 ). Biology . San Francisco : Pearson Educational Inc . Carroll, S. P. , Jørgensen, P. S. , Michael, T. , Bergstrom, C. T. , Denison, R. F. , Gluckman, P. ,…, & Tabashnik, B. E. ( 2014 ). Applying evolutionary biology to address global...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 483–492.
Published: 01 September 2018
...William F. McComas; Michael J. Reiss; Edith Dempster; Yeung Chung Lee; Clas Olander; Pierre Clément; Dirk Jan Boerwinkel; Arend Jan Waarlo An international group of biology education researchers offer their views on areas of scholarship that might positively impact our understanding of teaching and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 520–523.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jesper Haglund; Konrad J. Schönborn Thermal imagery provides new opportunities to study concepts and processes in biology. Examples include using infrared (IR) cameras in educational activities to explore energy transfer and transformation in human physiology, animal thermoregulation, and plant...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (2): 91.
Published: 01 February 2016
... interact, a full understanding and appreciation of the symphony of life demands the theoretical underpinning that only evolution can provide. Just as nothing makes sense in the biological sciences without evolution, we cannot consider ourselves biology teachers without it either. Biology education is...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 217.
Published: 01 April 2019
... agricultural science, mathematics, biology, and career and technical education. We moved on to a plan to construct a greenhouse, but even though school administrators and the superintendent approved the plan, city officials did not, citing local building regulations. Undaunted, the students next explored...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 141.
Published: 01 February 2019
... . 2019 CourseSource: Evidence-Based Teaching Resources for Undergraduate Biology Education ( https://www.coursesource.org/ ) Inspired by national reports like BIO 2010 and Vision and Change , which call for reformation in undergraduate biology education, CourseSource provides tools for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 592–593.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... There are common and rare species, but these abundances have no obvious natural correlate. Although not perfect, PG provides an avenue for ecology and wildlife biology education that is free and accessible and relevant. The unique characteristics of each organism, coupled with the spatial...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 719–724.
Published: 01 November 2016
... colleges and universities within the eastern Great Lakes region and student perceptions of a variety of opportunities. We surveyed biology departments at 33 institutions to determine the availability of and participation in educational travel, internships, laboratories, skill development, and undergraduate...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 363.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ask (and tackle) questions with answers that can't be found quickly online. We are at a watershed moment in biology education. AP may have been the first large-scale course to codify the ideals of inquiry-based learning with a skills-based assessment. But AP is not the only voice in this movement...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2016
... are advocates for robust life science education. NABT is where biology teachers belong. ©2016 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 563–564.
Published: 01 October 2015
.... After all, biology is a subject that even preschool children have explored on their own through interactions with the natural world. Students typically “do” biology even before they enter formal classrooms. In 1996 we saw the first major nationally focused reform of science education with the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 485–491.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... (Ed.) ( 2013 ). The Philosophy of Biology: A Companion for Educators . New York, NY : Springer . Lange, M. ( 2013 ). What would natural laws in the life sciences be? In K. Kampourakis (Ed.), The Philosophy of Biology: A Companion for Educators (pp. 67 – 84 ). New York, NY : Springer...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 310–311.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . Charlottesville, VA: Pitchstone Press. I have been very concerned for some time about the intrusion of fundamentalist religious beliefs into biology education at all levels. The most notorious infraction has been in the science-based teaching of evolution. I would like to share some of my experiences with...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (1): 8–9.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and taught under physical education…. Very adverse also is the impression widespread in many smaller schools that biology can be taught satisfactorily by someone who has had little or no training in biological science. ( Riddle, 1938 ) How was this accomplished? And in such a short time...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (8): 542–549.
Published: 01 October 2012
...). National Science Education Standards. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. National Research Council. (2008). Research on Future Skill Demands: A Workshop Summary. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. National Research Council. (2009). The New Biology for the 21st Century...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (2): 98–104.
Published: 01 February 1998
...). Fulfilling the Prom- ise: Biology Education in the Nation's Schools. Wash- ington, DC: National Academy Press. National Research Council Fulfilling the Promise: Biology Education in the Nation's Schools 1990 National Research Council. (1996). National Science Education Standards. Washington, DC...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (7): 407.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Individual choice to end one's life is also controversial. We should be willing to discuss all these issues in the classroom. I invite you to suggest other controversies in biology education through an ABT letter to the editor. I also welcome your manuscripts that may help to address these issues in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (1): 6.
Published: 01 January 2010
... biology education listed below, all of which tend to be underrepresented in K——16 biology classroom curricula and instruction. •• Inquiry Biology Learning Activities in General This means authentic inquiry, not just attempts at inquiry or overly directed inquiry. Authentic inquiry means that...
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The American Biology Teacher (1985) 47 (6): 333–339.
Published: 01 September 1985
.... Yager 2 159 81 School Science and Mathematics 1981 Nutritionn Education: i2:0 An Essential Ientdint of Biology E da u c4 t a tiE o n Charles R. Barman is an associate professor of education at In- diana Univ. at Kokomo, 2300 S. Washington St., Kokomo, IN 46902. He received his B.S. and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2005) 67 (6): 325–326.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... Summers Remarks at National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on Diversifying the Science and Engineering Workforce 2005 Equity in Biology Education en Lawrence H. Summers, the President of Harvard University, remarked back in January that the reason for fewer women in university positions...