States Weigh Evolution And Intelligent Design
- Trends in Evaluation. Wrightstone, J. Wayne // Educational Leadership;Nov1950, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p91
The article traces the evolution of trends in evaluation in the U.S. education system. The modern concept of evaluation has evolved gradually in recent decades from a newer philosophy of education and the development of newer techniques of assessing growth and development. During the second...
- Kansas Puts Study Of Evolution Back In Science In Its Public Schools. // Educational Marketer;03/05/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p7
Reveals that Kansas has put the theory of evolution back in its statewide science curriculum, making it easier for textbook publishers to market their products for schoolchildren.
- New textbook guidelines. // Christian Century;12/6/89, Vol. 106 Issue 37, p1145
Reports on the new textbooks adopted by the California Board of Education which strongly support the teaching of evolution but delete a reference to evolution as `scientific fact.' The new guidelines are a compromise between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Bill Honig and members of...
- Evolution. // New York Times Upfront;10/04/99, Vol. 132 Issue 3, p32
Presents conflicting opinions about teaching evolution in schools. Role of science in the censorship of lessons; Requirement to provide proof on evolution; Advantage of exposing students to the basic organizing principle of modern biology.
- More to evolution question than you've been told. Johnson, Phillip E. // Human Events;9/11/93, Vol. 53 Issue 37, p10
Discusses the resolution passed by the Vista school board of San Diego County, California allowing discussion concerning scientific evidence that challenges prevailing scientific theories on evolution. Discussion of divine creation in social studies and English classes; Perceived defiance of...
- `Intelligent Design' Movement Visits Capitol Hill. // Church & State;Jun2000, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p3
Reports that advocates of `intelligent design' have visited Washington, D.C. to explain their anti-evolution theories to legislators. Group's refusal to accept human evolution; Impact of evolution on culture and the understanding of human dignity.
- Teaching evolution: Designing successful instruction. Scharmann, Lawrence C. // American Biology Teacher;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p481
Presents a design for successful instruction on evolutionary principles. Anecdotal cases; Description of the conceptual change approach to teaching science; Instructions on procedure of teaching; Summary of recommendations.
- A simple model to think about the evolutionary rate in macroevolution. Marco, Oscar Barbera; Lopez, Vicente Sanjose // American Biology Teacher;Oct93, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p424
Presents a model for students on understanding evolution and the gradualist and punctionist macroevolutive approaches. Controversies among scientists with theory of Charles Darwin; Computer program for single-step and cumulative selection of random variation; Questions on proposed model;...
- Teaching `evolution, cooperation, and ethics.' Orbell, John // Politics & the Life Sciences;Mar96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p121
Opinion. Focuses on a teaching course called `Evolution, Cooperation and Ethics.' Reference to the prisoner's dilemma and evoluitionary psychology; Information on an evolutionary paradigm.