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The American Biology Teacher (1978) 40 (1): 27–29.
Published: 01 January 1978
...Robert J. Kosinski Copyright 1978 National Association of Biology Teachers References AVERCH, H. A., CARROLL, S. J., DONALDSON, T. S. KIESLING, H.J. and PINCUS, J., 1974. How effective is schooling? A critical review of research. Engelwood Cliffs, N. J.: Educational Technology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (4): 257–271.
Published: 01 April 2017
... models with materials commonly used in 3D modeling (e.g., pipe cleaners, beads, etc.). Direct students to model their 3D protein according to specific teacher-designed or student-designed keys that use different colored pipe-cleaners to distinguish different secondary structures ( Figure 9 ), and/or...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 618–624.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Mallory Ware; Christie Sampson; Delaney Lann; Erica Linard; Lauren Garcia Chance Hands-on learning is a highly effective teaching method for topics in STEM disciplines. Unfortunately, environmental science teachers sometimes lack the tools to engage their students in hands-on experimentation in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., R.J. , Peyton, R.B. & Hungerford, H.R. ( 1980 ). Strategies for the training of teachers in environmental education: a discussion guide for UNESCO training workshops on environmental education . Paris : UNESCO . Young, B.J. & Lee, S.K. ( 2005 ). The effects of a kit-based...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 47–49.
Published: 01 January 2018
... alien-like appearance that students are drawn to. I have developed care and breeding techniques that are effective at getting H. batesii to live and reproduce in captivity. I developed these techniques with other science teachers in mind. These techniques are simple, time efficient, utilize the least...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 711–719.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Action! and describe the effect participation in the program has on undergraduates. In particular, we asked how participation effects pre-service elementary school teachers, who generally have a limited science background, and science majors, who are in the process of deciding a future career path. Pre...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 651–657.
Published: 01 November 2015
... classrooms; this may be due to elementary teachers’ limited disciplinary knowledge and PCK of science topics. Teachers need support in learning how to effectively engage in formative-assessment practices and to integrate the strategies into science classrooms. To address this need, we designed an innovative...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 610–617.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... The five-phase process introduced above is a practical approach for preparing an effective lesson. As has been demonstrated, the five-phase approach can help teachers design a concept-based lesson plan that focuses on the development of student understanding of scientific concepts. Additionally...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 584–588.
Published: 01 November 2014
... learned, and their expected grade in the laboratory. Using linear mixed models, we found that instructional behaviors related to the categories of teaching techniques and interpersonal rapport best predicted student ratings of GTAs’ teaching effectiveness. GTAs or other novice teachers can use this...
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The American Biology Teacher (2003) 65 (2): 93–102.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Forum of Teacher Educational Journal. 5(1), 3-13. Dunn 1 3 5 National Forum of Teacher Educational Journal 1994 Dunn, R., Bruno,J., Sklar, R.I. & Beaudry,J.S. (1990). Effects of matching and mismatching minority developmental college students' hemispheric pref- erences on mathematics...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 234–241.
Published: 01 April 2019
... expected to understand that species composition and diversity are used to measure and describe community structure. A study of the edge effect phenomenon serves well to fulfill this objective ( College Board, 2015 ). Moreover, Learning Objective 4.12 in the AP Bio CED suggests that teachers should provide...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 582–590.
Published: 01 September 2016
... throughout this activity encourage students’ motivation, engagement, and learning through inquiry-based, teacher-facilitated scientific practices. Additionally, this activity emphasizes Dimension 1 of the Framework for K–12 Science Education (Scientific and Engineering Practices; National Research Council...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 208–219.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Teacher , 70 , 30 – 35 . Bybee, R.W. , Taylor, J.A. , Gardner, A. , Van Scotter, P. , Powell, J.C. , Westbrook, A. et al. ( 2006 ). The BSCS 5E instructional model: origin and effectiveness . Colorado Springs, CO : BSCS . Colburn, A. ( 2000 ). Constructivism: science education's...
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The American Biology Teacher (1993) 55 (4): 233–236.
Published: 01 April 1993
.... (1988). Dynamics of effective teaching. New York & London: Longman. Kindsavatter Dynamics of effective teaching 1988 I How-To-Do-It Training Graduate Students To Teach (Your graduate students can become more effective teachers both for your department and the departments hey will join as...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 769–773.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., which includes a proposal stage during which the teacher provides feedback and guides students toward the bodies of theory pertinent to their chosen research topics. Student projects have included the effects of temperature and humidity on pill bug locomotion, whether native and invasive anoles show...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (2): 118–126.
Published: 01 February 2016
... with this classification system from their earlier education). After practice experiments with high school students and biology teachers were performed, the educational effects were evaluated by questionnaires. The results suggested that the DNA extraction experiments were effective to a certain extent...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 568–574.
Published: 01 September 2016
... complete course of antibiotics to kill all the bacteria and decrease the likelihood of bacteria becoming resistant, which can be harmful to human health. In this hands-on, inquiry-based activity that is seamlessly integrated with technology, the teacher becomes the facilitator of learning while the student...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 328–333.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Melanie Link-Pérez; James Robert Currie Carl Teachers have reported that students enjoy growing plants but that logistical constraints such as limited space and inadequate lighting make it difficult to incorporate living plants into their classrooms. We present a method that takes familiar...
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The American Biology Teacher (1973) 35 (8): 479–481.
Published: 01 November 1973
... 81:187. ILTIS, H. 1966. Life of Mendel. Hafner Publishing Co., New York. MENDEL, G. 1963. Experiments in plant hybridisation. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. OLBY, R. C. 1966. Origins of Mendelism. Schocken Books, New York. SELF-ACTUALIZATION AND THE EFFECTIVE BIOLOGY TEACHER It is a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 January 2016
... teachers select the most revelant portions of Darwin's work, I suggest some sentences from On the Origin of Species and briefly discuss their implications. I also suggest a teaching strategy that uses history of science and curriculum crosscutting concepts (cause and effect) that constitute the framework...