WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Do Standards Matter? Moore, Randy // Science Teacher;Jan2002, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p49
Examines the effect of the quality of state standards on evolution instruction in the United States. Relation of state standards for teaching evolution to the attitudes and actions of biology teachers; Percentage of biology teachers teaching creationism; Need to hire and retain science teachers...
- Americans United Opposes Anti-Evolution Stickers In Georgia School Case. // Church & State;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p18
Reports on the opposition of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State to anti-evolution stickers in Cobb County, Georgia public schools. Impetus of the placement of the stickers; Contention of the organization; Reaction of school officials to the issue.
- Young teachers in Dade getting a helping hand. Ponessa, Jeanne // Education Week;10/4/95, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the creation of the United Teachers of Dade's Young Educators Caucus, a union that provides guidance to young teachers in Florida. Membership level of younger teachers in unions; Attitude problem of older teachers toward their younger counterparts; National campaign to improve...
- LETTER. Branch, Glenn // American Biology Teacher (University of California Press);Feb2013, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p81
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses how biology teachers should react to students who request to be excused from studying evolution, stating that teachers should hold discussions with students and parents in order to resolve any concerns.
- SCIENCE TEACHING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM. McComas, William F. // Science Teacher;Jan2006, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p26
The article discusses the importance of informal learning environment in science education. Informal learning is defined as science learning that occurs outside the school realm. Museums, science centers and planetariums are the potential education venues to illustrates and discuss topics...
- BSCS at 50 Years: Celebrating the Cycle of Teaching & Learning. Waldvogel, Jerry A. // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;Aug2007, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p326
The author discusses the influence of the BSCS on teaching and learning using his own experience with the BSCS. He states that his early BSCS exposure predisposed him to concepts and classroom methodologies that made biology come alive for his students. He says that the BSCS principles and...
- Evolution Network Incorporates as National Center. // Education Week;5/9/1984, Vol. 3 Issue 33, p3
The article reports that the Committees of Correspondence, a network of pro-evolution groups, has incorporated as a nonprofit organization called the National Center for Science Education Inc. in the U.S. According to Stanley L. Weinberg, former president and director of the network, the group...
- FROM NCSE'S SUPPORTERS. // Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p24
The article offers information on the supporters of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) in the U.S. The author explains that these supporters are recognized in the publication's letterhead and on the back of every issue of the "Reports of the National Center for Science Education."...
- The Journal OF Lynton Charles. // New Statesman;04/09/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4431, p5
Comments on the Association of School Teachers of England and Wales (ASTEW), a teachers' union in Great Britain. Negative effects of competition in the teaching profession; Efforts of the government to deal with teachers' unions.