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The American Biology Teacher. 1956; 183133–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438792
Published: 01 March 1956
...Dorothy Alfke The Guidance of Young W omen for Careers in Natural Sciences DOROTHY ALFKE Penn State College As in most of our guidance work with voung people, the guidance of young women for careers in natural sciences presents some special challenges. We must be able to inform interested girls of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813176–185 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.176
Published: 01 March 2019
... the first two years their affective dispositions toward the experience were more negative. By evaluating our class data in light of insights from the scholarship of teaching and learning, we were able to provide better guidance to students and subsequently to persist past this implementation dip...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80147–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.47
Published: 01 January 2018
... expensive materials, and require minimal space—important characteristics since most high school biology teachers are limited by time, money, and space. This article instructs high school biology students (under the guidance of their teacher) how to properly care for and develop a captive breeding program...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79128–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.28
Published: 01 January 2017
... to this end. However, individual researchers often see the challenges of long-term data collection as insurmountable. We propose that long-term data collection can be practical as part of any teaching or outreach program, and we provide guidance on how long-term projects can fit into a teaching and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79114–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.14
Published: 01 January 2017
...Katherine Araneo; James R. Schwebach; Melissa Csikari It is essential that undergraduate biology majors are made aware of and receive guidance on career possibilities. The authors, who actively advise and teach biology majors (and future majors) at both the high school and undergraduate levels...
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The thinking routine “Compass Points” prompts students to reflect on their ...
Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 2. The thinking routine “Compass Points” prompts students to reflect on their progress related to the final project. The instructor met with each student to follow up on their comments here and provide guidance on the project as needed. Figure 2. The thinking routine “Compass Points” prompts students to reflect on their progress related to the final project. The instructor met with each student to follow up on their comments here and provide guidance on the project as needed. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 7716–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.2
Published: 01 January 2015
...Tina Hubler; Patti Adams; Jonathan Scammell The molecular basis of evolution is an important concept to understand but one that students and teachers often find challenging. This article provides training and guidance for teachers on how to present molecular evolution concepts so that students will...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.361
Published: 01 May 2020
... Big Question. The teacher materials provide guidance for integration into the classroom, background, standards alignment, learning objectives, teaching tips, and an answer key. All materials are available for download as a ready-to-use pdf and editable Google doc. The website is simple to navigate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825348–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.348
Published: 01 May 2020
...Figure 2. The thinking routine “Compass Points” prompts students to reflect on their progress related to the final project. The instructor met with each student to follow up on their comments here and provide guidance on the project as needed. ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824257–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.257
Published: 01 April 2020
... while creating products that visually reinforce plant structures, rather than simply memorizing lists of parts and their functions. While there are many forms of microscopy, this activity provides guidance and advice on sample preparation for a brightfield microscope, along with safe and easy-to-use...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
... learning to true scientific thinking ( Kitchen et al., 2003 ). Evidence-based, mechanistic explanations for analytical results will also comprise much of the discussion section of the final papers. For this component of the research project, guidance for generating inference is provided through an...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824201–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.201
Published: 01 April 2020
... other aspects of the project in detail. Several pedagogical techniques were used to introduce and reinforce the biological concepts behind the research. All lessons were planned and implemented by the high school teacher with input and guidance from the professor as needed. Some examples of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.170
Published: 01 March 2020
... to engage in an authentic scientific process. Creating an environment in which students can “do their own research,” with appropriate guidance and support structures in place, can be a beneficial experience and may even be associated with higher exam scores and lower rates of failure ( Freeman et al...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.150
Published: 01 March 2020
... ). This structure helps a student accomplish a task or solve a problem with support and is removed when the student no longer needs it ( Wood et al., 1976 ; Puntambekar & Hubscher, 2005 ). Scaffolds help learners by providing guidance and assistance to support them in moving beyond what they...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
... provide guidance on where flexibility is allowed and where protocols are strict. Ambiguous or incomplete guidelines can create confusion among participants and lead to wasted time and effort. Worse, they can compromise the study. Consequently, project coordinators must take extra care in generating a well...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.69
Published: 01 February 2020
... appropriate correction and guidance. First, addressing those teachers who neglect the history of life by concentrating on microevolutionary patterns and processes to the exclusion of their macroevolutionary counterparts, NABT's statement reminds them of what ought to be a big idea in any biology classroom...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.5
Published: 01 March 2013
... developed and tested with various student groups over several years. With effective instructor guidance (through prompts and in-class discussion), students demonstrated greater scientific literacy after participating in writing activities about engaging socio-scientific issues. We believe that WTL...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... entirety of the field activity. Mentors work with students to develop hypotheses regarding the data students can collect. This practice helps provide focus and guidance as the students (1) conduct a macroinvertebrate survey, (2) test various water chemistry parameters, and (3) collect samples for bacterial...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819668–672 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.668
Published: 01 December 2019
..., to the reasons why views differ among different groups. In other words, they are analyzing the differences in reasoning about why the statement is correct or not. In Stage 3, the teacher provides guidance for more difficult items, which encourages debate and argumentation among students with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819638–643 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.638
Published: 01 December 2019
... ostentation penalties are at once novel and realistic but are perhaps the most arbitrary features of this assignment. Therefore, I invite guidance from natural resource social scientists in revising how these issues could be better budgeted. These shortcomings should be adjusted by individual instructors, but...