Reimagining the Future Post COVID

Several weeks ago, I participated in an insightful webinar where Josh Bersin described the idea of a 'Back-to-work' Playbook. In his post, Josh describes how […]

Can Someone Believe in God and Accept Evolution? Atheistic Perceptions of Evolution, Decrease Acceptance of Evolution

Most scientists agree that the theory of evolution is a foundational concept in understanding biology, yet it remains rejected by nearly half of the college […]

Evolutionary Medicine: Teaching Resources for Science Courses

If you teach a college biology course, you are probably aware that most biology majors are interested in a medical career (Cooper et al. 2019). […]

The Importance of Using Cultural Competence When Teaching Evolution

As classrooms are becoming more diverse, teaching practices should become more inclusive toward all groups. Cultural competence, the shaping of lectures to be more inclusive […]

Cathedral Thinking - Designing for the Next Century

“Though there are many instances to which Cathedral Thinking can be applied, they all require the same foundation: a far-reaching vision, a well thought-out blueprint, […]

What if we had listened to the gizmo haters?

A common practice of those that enjoy criticizing school districts, superintendents, school boards...

The 7 Predictable Challenges of Evolutionary Changes

If you’re serious about using your changing yourself, for personal and professional growth, then, at one time or another, you’ll need to address these 7 […]

To play or Not to play: that is the question

It is important to remember that no strategy is good or bad by it self. Whether it’s effective or not will depend on factors such […]

Metaphors as Instruments of Knowledge

Midway between the unintelligible and the commonplace, it is a metaphor which most produces knowledge. – Aristotle, Rhetoric III Back in 2013, I completed the 'Elearning […]

Beyond “Teaching the Facts”: How to Teach Evolution to Religious Students Who Don’t “Believe”

Today's post is by Liz Barnes, a PhD Graduate Student in Sara Brownell's Biology Education Research Lab at ASU's School of Life Sciences. Liz found […]

Evolution in Education

It seems the expected revolution in education didn’t turn out as thought. Maybe what we’ve had has been more of an evolution.  Watch this podcast to […]

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