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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793184–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.184
Published: 01 March 2017
... instruction. This study examined anatomy and physiology (A&P) classes in a south Texas high school where 97 percent of students are Hispanic bilingual learners. Classes were assigned to control or treatment groups, with the treatment group receiving instruction designed to help students develop a deeper...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824218–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.218
Published: 01 April 2020
...Funda Gül İri; Emine Çil We designed and implemented two instructional approaches to plant education, with the intention of supporting positive attitudes toward plants among sixth-grade students (11–13 years old). In one instructional approach, students prepared a book about plants that have...
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Avida-ED <b>instruction</b> design and assessment questionnaire timeline. In week ...
Published: 01 February 2020
Figure 1. Avida-ED instruction design and assessment questionnaire timeline. In week 1, students in a freshman-level introductory biology course were given a prettest questionnaire to evaluate their understanding of evolutionary principles, later were introduced to the Avida-ED software, and Figure 1. Avida-ED instruction design and assessment questionnaire timeline. In week 1, students in a freshman-level introductory biology course were given a prettest questionnaire to evaluate their understanding of evolutionary principles, later were introduced to the Avida-ED software, and More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808584–591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.584
Published: 01 October 2018
... biology course, what do you feel is the most effective way to learn biology in class? Why? If Cell Bio wasn't your first college biology course, tell me how the instructional techniques used in your first college biology course compared to the instructional techniques used in Cell Bio. What was the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808600–607 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.600
Published: 01 October 2018
... table in Part II before instructing them to construct graphs for each adduct (see Teacher PPT slide 10). Alternatively, you could divide the class into small groups and assign each group one adduct to graph; students could then share their graph with the rest of the class so that all three graphs can be...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807483–492 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.483
Published: 01 September 2018
... learning in biology and potentially inform practices in biology and life science instruction. This article contains a series of essays on topics that include a framework for biology education research, considerations in the preparation of biology teachers, increasing accessibility to biology for all...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805331–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.331
Published: 01 May 2018
... biology concepts. Diagram reading approaches are described along with analysis of how meaning making is influenced by students' preconceived ideas. The results indicate the students experienced a range of difficulties in reading the food web diagram. I conclude that food web instruction must address prior...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803235–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.235
Published: 01 March 2018
... article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 evolution teaching of evolution religious theory law classroom instruction Note 1. Evolution is a change in gene frequency in a population...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80287–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.87
Published: 01 February 2018
... classroom instruction References Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science Act , Ark. Stat. 590 (1981). Berkman, M. , & Plutzer, E. ( 2010 ). Evolution, creationism, and the battle to control America's classrooms . New York : Cambridge University Press . Butler...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789748–754 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.748
Published: 01 November 2016
... K–12 Science Education ( NRC, 2012 ), two documents that are driving current science-education reform. These documents call for science instruction to integrate disciplinary core ideas (DCIs) with scientific practices and crosscutting concepts to promote student learning in science. This approach...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798621–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.621
Published: 01 October 2017
...: Identifying the contribution of emotions to students’ reading of popular culture and popular science texts . Learning and Instruction , 15 , 433 – 447 . American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) . ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action...
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Student learning gains as assessed by pre-<b>instruction</b> assessment and post-i...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 3. Student learning gains as assessed by pre-instruction assessment and post-instruction assessment with an identical question set. The questions and their assigned Bloom's Revised Taxonomy categorization can be seen in Appendix II . (A) The average correctness for each question asked Figure 3. Student learning gains as assessed by pre-instruction assessment and post-instruction assessment with an identical question set. The questions and their assigned Bloom's Revised Taxonomy categorization can be seen in Appendix II . (A) The average correctness for each question asked More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79110–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.10
Published: 01 January 2017
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Individual Avidians are visually represented by a circular <b>instruction</b> set:...
Published: 01 February 2018
Figure 2. Individual Avidians are visually represented by a circular instruction set: their “genome.” Figure 2. Individual Avidians are visually represented by a circular instruction set: their “genome.” Figure 2. Individual Avidians are visually represented by a circular instruction set: their “genome.” Figure 2. Individual Avidians are visually represented by a circular instruction set: their “genome.” More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793233–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.233
Published: 01 March 2017
... test how different substances affect planarians. We encourage teachers to adapt and modify the activity and curriculum unit to best meet their instructional objectives and the needs of their students. Teachers have reported that the activity has been meaningful for their students, whether they were in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779669–675 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.4
Published: 01 November 2015
...Xiaowei Tang; Janet Coffey; Daniel M. Levin Scoring rubrics are widely employed across content areas and grade levels, including in high school biology classes. Besides regular external use within accountability systems, educators also have advanced their instructional use inside classrooms. In...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 776463–466 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.6.463
Published: 01 August 2015
...? References Ausman, B. , Kidwai, K. , Munyofu, M. , Swain, W. , Dwyer, F. & Lin, H. ( 2008 ). Effect of prerequisite knowledge on the effectiveness of animated instruction . International Journal of Instructional Media , 35 , 295 – 300 . Gasiewski, J.A. , Eagan, M.K. , Garcia, G.A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775363–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.7
Published: 01 May 2015
...” and colored threads. These methods have been demonstrated extensively elsewhere and are very commonly used when instructing basic microscopy mechanics to students; an overview can be found in Leboffe and Pierce (2010) . The main purpose of these two slides is to introduce image inversion by...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77112–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.3
Published: 01 January 2015
...Gillian Puttick; Brian Drayton; Eliza Cohen We analyzed the practitioner literature on lab-based instruction in biology in The American Biology Teacher between 2007 and 2012. We investigated what laboratory learning looks like in biology classrooms, what topics are addressed, what instructional...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769595–600 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.5
Published: 01 November 2014
...Erika T. Machtinger Hands-on activities with live organisms allow students to actively explore scientific investigation. Here, I present activities that combine guided inquiry with direct instruction and relate how nutrition affects the physiology and behavior of the common housefly. These...