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Using Case Studies with Large Classes

Case studies are powerful tools for teaching. In this blog post, hear from higher ed instructor Phil Gibson about how he uses case studies with his students to foster community within his classroom. 

Claim-Evidence-Reasoning and the Wallace Line

Interested in using our biogeography resources to help your students reason from evidence? In this blog post from California educator Nikki Chambers, see how she uses our suite of ‘Wallace Line’ activities to have her students construct explanations.

Selection for Tuskless Elephants

In this video blog post, hear from higher ed instructor Kaitlin Bonner about how she uses a publicly available data set, along with BioInteractive’s elephant resources, to have her students investigate data. 

NGSS Storylines

This video blog post features three Chicago-area educators describing how they integrated BioInteractive resources into coherent storyline units built around engaging, real world phenomena that incorporate multiple NGSS performance expectations — including a link to the storylines they’ve written

Spreadsheet Tutorials

Takisha Reece describes how her students use BioInteractive's spreadsheet tutorials to learn how to use spreadsheet applications for data analysis and statistics.

Argumentation With Virus Explorer

Are viruses alive? In this blog post, higher ed instructor Parks Collins uses an argumentation framework that combines BioInteractive resources with a structured approach to addressing this question.

Using the Identify and Interpret Strategy with Data Points

Want a simple but effective strategy for helping students interpret graphs? Check out this blog post by Pennsylvania educator Robert Cooper, who unpacks how to teach students to interpret complex data figures, such as those used in BioInteractive’s Data Points.

Gorongosa Data Activities

Kim Parfitt describes two activities (now merged into the activity “Scientific Inquiry and Data Analysis Using WildCam Gorongosa”) associated with the WildCam Gorongosa project. She also discusses a short film on lion populations in Gorongosa that she uses to introduce the topic.