Liberating Structuresare a set of easy-to-implement ideas for structuring group discussions. In this article, Annie Prud’homme-Généreux, a professor in Canada, details how she pairs these structures with BioInteractive resources.
One big challenge of hybrid teaching was implementing equitable assessments. In this article from Texas educator Lee Ferguson, hear how her team utilized alternative methods of assessment to gauge students' understanding of genetics.
If you're interested in modifying our activities for your Multilingual Learners, this article by Rhode Island educator Diana Siliezar-Shields discusses how she scaffolds our resources about metabolic regulation with her students.
In this article, see a learning sequence where students explore symbiotic relationships and cell communication in bacteria (quorum sensing) by connecting their prior knowledge regarding ocean ecosystems to their understanding of symbiotic relationships.
In this Click & Learn, students explore mathematical models that describe how populations change over time and apply these models to the invasive lionfish population in the Bahamas. They also use data from other species to learn how density-dependent factors limit population size.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spotlighted the importance of having a scientifically literate public. In this article, Pennsylvania educator Bob Cooper unpacks how to utilize BioInteractive's suite of infectious disease resources to teach students scientific literacy.
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.”
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.