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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787560–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.560
Published: 01 September 2016
...Samantha Suiter; Jan Oakley; Justin Goodman Although animal dissection is common in classrooms, growing concerns for animal welfare and advances in nonanimal teaching methods have prompted the creation of policies that allow students to choose humane alternatives to classroom animal use. We...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763196–200 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.8
Published: 01 March 2014
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758578–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.10
Published: 01 October 2013
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807540–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.540
Published: 01 September 2018
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804301–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.301
Published: 01 April 2018
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797525–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.525
Published: 01 September 2017
... 8 ). Letters: A troublesome inheritance . The Sunday New York Times Book Review . Davies, S. , McCallie, E. , Simonsson, E. , Lehr, J. L. , & Duensing, S. ( 2009 ). Discussing dialogue: Perspectives on the value of science dialogue events that do not inform policy . Public...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783226–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.226
Published: 01 March 2016
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825308–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.308
Published: 01 May 2020
..., 2013 ). These excuses often accumulate in courses with lenient makeup-exam policies, as students more regularly miss exams throughout a semester, though they rarely miss the final exam ( Abernathy & Padgett, 2010 ). Regardless of makeup-exam format or course level, students taking makeups generally...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824227–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.227
Published: 01 April 2020
... science animals, including two lizards and a mouse. However, we caution that if live animals are used in the classroom, state and local wildlife laws, animal care and use policies, and permits for keeping animals must be strictly followed. Moreover, many universities have an institutional animal care and...
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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
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.137
Published: 01 March 2020
... ability to engage with and understand biology, they'll continue to want to learn biology long after they leave our classrooms. I also encourage administrators to be agents for policy change, considering how best to support educators' efforts to help students develop not only content knowledge, but...
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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
... students at two- and four-year institutions. Active projects that are accepting new participants are listed on the EREN website ( http://erenweb.org ), along with guidelines and policies for faculty interested in proposing their own projects. In the EREN model, members become lead scientists and project...
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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
... Epperson, who successfully challenged Arkansas's ban on the teaching of evolution; Donald W. Aguillard, who successfully opposed Louisiana's law requiring the teaching of creation science; and the teachers in Dover, Pennsylvania, who successfully resisted a local policy requiring the teaching of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... . Evolution: Education and Outreach , 11 , 11 . Kahan, D.M. & Stanovich, K.E. ( 2016 ). Rationality and belief in human evolution . Annenberg Public Policy Center Working Paper No. 5. Retrieved from https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=2838668 . National Center for Science Education ( 2019...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82111–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.11
Published: 01 January 2020
... based on student interest. was aware of student commute times when considering class cancellation policies. Meg: Changed her instructional style to include less lecture and more hands-on activities to keep students engaged; carefully considered the connection of each assignment to learning objectives...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82153–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.53
Published: 01 January 2020
... . Hawley, W.D. & Valli, L. ( 1999 ). The essentials of effective professional development: a new consensus . In L. Darling-Hammond & G. Sykes (Eds.), Teaching as the Learning Profession: Handbook of Policy and Practice (pp. 127 – 150 ). San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass . Hiebert, J...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82143–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.43
Published: 01 January 2020
... ). Statement of STEM Education Coalition Core Policy Principles 2011 . This article illustrates how independent science fair projects in a seventh-grade life science unit connect to both the Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs; Table 1 ) and the Nature of Science (NOS; Table 1 ) in the Next...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 8213–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.3
Published: 01 January 2020
... education: (1) a national survey of work being done on wildlife education for future policy changes, (2) direct involvement of wildlife professionals in preservice training for teachers, and (3) the implementation of a “conservation educator” position within wildlife department faculties of universities...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819677 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.677
Published: 01 December 2019
... of slash-and-burn farming and the impact of innovation on commercial forestry, the film does an excellent job of describing the interplay between society, policy, and the environment. Bird of Prey is available to rent ($4.99) or buy ($12.99) on Amazon, iTunes, and Vimeo. All proceeds will be...