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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 210–215.
Published: 01 April 2020
...-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers analogic game didactic activity education insect science learning experience We assessed student learning by tallying the numbers of correct answers on electronic forms that contained closed, multiple-choice questions exploring...
The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 308–316.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Elizabeth Watts Only about half of Americans are convinced that human activity is the major cause of climate change. This statistic highlights the increased need for high-quality climate science education but also highlights the fact that lessons on this subject are often complicated as denial...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 116–123.
Published: 01 February 2018
...E. Dale Broder; Lisa M. Angeloni; Stephanie Simmons; Sarah Warren; Kaitlin D. Knudson; Cameron K. Ghalambor Evolution education in the United States remains controversial and challenging. This is in part due to the difficulty educators face when trying to overcome students' preexisting beliefs...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 599–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Adam Taylor; Emily G. Weigel Class discussion can be a valuable way to meet educational standards and make student ideas visible. Tools like Twitter can be used to encourage discussion both in and outside of class. In this article, we provide (1) a concise explanation of Twitter and its use...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 509–511.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Elizabeth K. Peterson; Raka M. Mitra We present a simple strategy that professors and research students can use to coordinate scientific education-outreach programs in the wider community. The focal points of this strategy are the use of preexisting community networks and the development of a...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 293–299.
Published: 01 April 2016
... accessible they are to educators. New pedagogies are needed so that students can generate their own data for studies of biodiversity and extinction. I present a simple indicator of species diversity that examines declines in species’ populations and whether or not these species subsequently recovered or...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 659–668.
Published: 01 November 2015
... reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2015 Human microbiome microbes biology curriculum high school education...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 340–346.
Published: 01 May 2015
... students (76%) reported using dissection in their classrooms, although nearly half of educators indicated that dissection is decreasing at their school. Educators cited student performance as the main factor driving their decision to use dissection or alternatives and reported conducting dissection...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 464–469.
Published: 01 September 2012
... way out. Mastership in any profession comes only after long experience in practical work. It is as true in the woods as it is in the hospital or in the railroad shop that a man of merely theoretical training is utterly useless. Forestry history education economics ecology North Carolina...