Hear how experienced science educators are using BioInteractive resources with their students. Discover implementation ideas, lesson sequences, resource modifications, quick tips, and more in this collection of videos and in-depth articles. Browse, search, and filter by format, teaching topic, level, and science topic to find resources relevant to specific courses and student populations.

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Teaching Ecology and Animal Behavior in an Online Setting

Video activities can be easily translated into dynamic online learning activities. In this Educator Voices article, Melissa Haswell details a two-week series of video activities for an ecology and animal behavior unit that she's used in both in-person and online classes. 

Transitioning Rapidly to Teaching Online

When Cinthya Fernández's school was destroyed by the earthquake in Mexico City, she had to rapidly transition her classes to being conducted online. In this Educator Voices article, she shares her experiences, including how to use BioInteractive resources in this new setting. 

Effective Components of Online Teaching

If you're interested in essential components of facilitating courses online, this article from Melissa Csikari discusses how she conducts her community college biology courses online, including giving students relevant and timely feedback. 

Phil Gibson Discusses Dog Genomics Resources

There is a rich body of literature on research investigating evolution using dogs as a general example and studies specifically investigating canine evolution. In this Educator Voices video, Phil Gibson discusses how he uses BioInteractive's dog genomics resources with his students.

Focusing on Metacognition in Undergraduate Classes

In this Educator Voices article from Taylor University professor John Moore, he outlines how he couples metacognitive strategies with BioInteractive animations to help students understand how they're thinking about complex processes like DNA replication. 

Using Case Studies with Large Classes

Case studies are powerful tools for teaching. In this article, hear from University of Oklahoma professor Phil Gibson about how he uses case studies with his students to foster community within his classroom. 

Asking Scientific Questions

Students often come to Duke professor Brian Silliman’s class feeling like asking scientific questions is reserved for a select few. In this video Educator Voices post, see how he uses the Asking Questions activity with his students to help them generate and refine their scientific questions.

BioInteractive Posters

Nikki Chambers describes how she uses BioInteractive posters to engage her students and elicit questions from them to guide her teaching.