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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 661–667.
Published: 01 November 2018
... interdependence of organ systems. To address this issue we developed an analogy-based lab activity consisting of four modules (Module 1, cranial bone markings; Module 2, cranial nerves; Module 3, facial and neck muscles; and Module 4, inter-relationships that produce common activities, such as smiling, frowning...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 512–514.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Richard D. Gardner All teachers hope that students learn to apply and analyze, rather than simply memorize or parrot back, the teacher's words. One method of encouraging the development of students’ higher-level thinking skills is to give learners practice in identifying appropriate analogies for...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (1): 47–51.
Published: 01 January 2012
... laboratory investigation to a class-constructed simulation. Specifically, the authors drew upon a research-based teaching tool (FAR guide) to help students understand how the simulation is analogous to what happens in nature. Teaching the activity in this way can help students connect the parts of the...