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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (8): 544–549.
Published: 01 October 2013
... percentages of total lecture and lab time per category were calculated. This actual coverage was compared to the NABT recommendations. Actual coverage of ecology was not significantly different from coverage recommended by the NABT members, whereas cell/molecular/biochemistry and evolution were lower and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 69.
Published: 01 February 2020
...) – NABT's statement reminds them that in the scientific community, evolution is “neither ‘controversial,’ nor in need of ‘critical analysis.’” The remaining 28% of teachers who present evolution in accordance with the recommendations of the scientific and science education communities deserve the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 1.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is the best method of presenting that material, and the various devices for presentation. The journal should help to solve these problems.” Thus, in 1938, NABT and ABT were conceived to address these concerns. Jump ahead to 2020, and we are still working on the same issues and still looking for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 459.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Classroom Materials & Media Reviews and look forward to hearing from NABT members and ABT readers with any suggestions for enhancing biology teaching and learning in the classroom through media. ...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 1.
Published: 01 January 2018
... making. We must help students, our colleagues, and members of the public appreciate that biology carefully and deliberately analyzes evidence, changes its views only based on data, and in the final analysis, provides the information for wise decision making. How can NABT members help our citizens...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 59–60.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of evolutionary processes. Eldredge, who is a past recipient of NABT's Distinguished Service Award, is emeritus curator of the Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History. Along with his coauthors and coeditors, he has assembled a diverse collection of chapters on how...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 787–791.
Published: 01 November 2017
................................5:375-I Weibel, Douglas B.............................9:753-I Introducing Students to the Genome: Brave New World or the Red Queen's Wonderland?............................4:253-E History of Science is Good Unless It is Bad............................5:341-E NABT: Teaching Biology in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 433.
Published: 01 August 2017
... dramatic and harmful effects. We will continue to empower educators to confront this challenge, and we will do it together as the National Association of Biology Teachers. While you counter science denialism in your classroom and learning communities, NABT—working with our members and partner...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 560–567.
Published: 01 September 2016
... . Motoike, H.K. , O'Kane, R.L. , Lenchner, E. & Haspel, C. ( 2009 ). Clay modeling as a method to learn human muscles: a community college study . Anatomical Sciences Education , 2 , 19 – 23 . National Association of Biology Teachers ( 2008 ). NABT position statement: the use of animals...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 456–462.
Published: 01 August 2016
... strategies could profoundly impact scientific literacy and research ( DeHaan, 2005 ). V&C is exciting because it is about change – and we, the NABT members, have the opportunity to fully engage in the revolution. V&C is the blueprint to help us get this done in the 21st century. ...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 401–402.
Published: 01 August 2015
...! As you return to your classroom, remember why YOU teach. And let NABT be the first to say that we thank you for everything you will do to teach the best possible biology and life science to all your students. *Based on data form the 2012 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education ( http...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 4.
Published: 01 January 2015
... those first years. The guidance counselor knew that students would bring me snakes, so during the summer he taught me how to handle nonpoisonous species; years later, at one time, I had over 22 snakes in my classroom. Most important in those early years was being introduced to NABT by colleagues...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 265–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
... researchers. The 2013 NABT Professional Development Summit coordinated by Anneke Metz and Jacqueline McLoughlin provided a platform for us to initially share this laboratory activity. We wish to thank our students for participating in the survey data collection and providing their feedback on the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 91.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Finney who does a brilliant job on our covers along with Assistant Editor Kathy Westrich who is both a reviewer but is also in charge of ABT cover art. This year we have expanded our range of commentators and in addition to publishing the thoughts of the NABT president, we regularly invite additional...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (3): 156.
Published: 01 March 2014
... do, and NABT members are often called upon to provide recommendations on science education policy. We also often make suggestions without being asked. No one is better suited to honor outstanding biology teaching than outstanding biology teachers. All NABT awardees are selected by dedicated...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (2): 72–73.
Published: 01 February 2014
... at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Stacey Kiser NABT President – 2014 References Dobzhansky, T. (1973). Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. American Biology Teacher, 35, 125–129. Petroski, H. (2010). The Evolution of Useful...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 310–311.
Published: 01 May 2013
... The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker and founder of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. Dawkins has long been a good friend of the NABT and is a leading evolutionary scientist and atheist. Recently he published The God Delusion (2006, 2008) , in which he describes his...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (9): 600–601.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., cooperativeness in the school and community, inventiveness, initiative, and student–teacher relationships. This effort has been sustained by the generosity of 50 years’ worth of corporate sponsors like Leica Microsystems, Inc., as well as the efforts of the hundreds of NABT volunteers who have assumed the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (8): 536–537.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., NABT’s Board of Directors established an introductory biology task force. Its tasks include developing suitable position statements and formulating recommendations with regard to actions or activities that NABT should undertake to improve the quality of introductory biology instruction and the position...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (5): 356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... October’s NABT conference. ...