Genetics and patterns of inheritance are key topics to cover in a biology course. In this article by Cinthya Fernández, who teaches in Mexico, see how she sequences our genetics resources for her introductory and advanced high school biology classes.
Case-based teaching allows for flexibility and adaptability, and case-based learning leads to many positive educational outcomes. In this article, New Jersey educator Missy Holzer explores how to use our salt marsh-related resources in a case study exploring trophic cascades.
It is rare for a single phenomenon to span a large range of concepts. In this Educator Voices article, professor Holly Basta explains how to utilize our sickle cell resources to teach a variety of topics including the central dogma, gene therapy, Mendelian genetics, and evolution
In order to develop complex scientific explanations, students need to have many opportunities to grapple with a concept. In this Educator Voices article, hear how Amy Fassler uses a sequence of resources in a process called “curriculum spiraling.”
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.
The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, according to researchers whose big picture study of global bug decline paints a disturbing but more nuanced problem than earlier research.
If you're interested in using formative assessments in an online setting, this Educator Voices article from Valerie May details how she uses a variety of online tools to assess her students’ understanding of factors that regulate populations.
Online courses may mean rethinking learning outcomes for your students. In this Educator Voices article, see how Phil Gibson is revising his learning outcomes and approach to assessments for his classes.