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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 447–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
... cell structure analogies, analyze how analogies are not perfect representations of target concepts, practice working with diverse others, deepen cell structure knowledge, and learn about people from another culture. We explain the framework for the activity and share student evaluation data. The...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 447–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
... cell structure analogies, analyze how analogies are not perfect representations of target concepts, practice working with diverse others, deepen cell structure knowledge, and learn about people from another culture. We explain the framework for the activity and share student evaluation data. The...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 774–775.
Published: 01 November 2016
... background into account to carefully craft appropriate analogy-integrated stories, key concepts and information can be rendered familiar, accessible, engaging, and enjoyable. “The Marvels of the (Squabbling) Cell” is an example story that employs anthropomorphosis to convey general cell biology in a...
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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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (9): 664–669.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Scott Woody; Ed Himelblau We present a collection of analogies that are intended to help students better understand the foreign and often nuanced vocabulary of the genetics curriculum. Why is it called the “wild type”? What is the difference between a locus, a gene, and an allele? What is the...