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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... Findings include a detailed portrait of teachers' understanding of evolution-related laws and the time they devote to teaching evolution. Our results indicate that the majority of surveyed teachers devote >13 hours of instruction per class semester to evolution and teach evolution either as a unifying...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 235–239.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... education system. Strategies for avoiding controversy, confronting misinformation, and distinguishing science from non-science are provided. Opponents of evolution have occasionally been successful in their attempts to influence what is taught in classrooms. For instance, state laws banning evolution...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of case law makes clear that laws prohibiting the instruction of evolution or marrying it to some form of creation science are unconstitutional. Seeking a new way to challenge the instruction of evolution, several teachers made the argument that requiring a teacher to provide instruction on evolution...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 500–506.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Hypothesis law nature of science prediction science education science teaching theory I taught high school biology and chemistry for 8 years before beginning a doctoral program in ecology and environmental science at the University of Illinois. Graduate school revealed that, while I had been...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (8): 539–543.
Published: 01 October 2013
... ( Edwards v. Aguillard , 482 U.S. 578 ), individual state leaders have put forth anti-evolution challenges. In some instances, lawsuits have been filed when teachers followed the law; in other instances, when they have defied the law; and in others, when they were ignorant of the law ( Moore, 2004...