This article from professor Kathy Jones tackles a dilemma many instructors face: how to balance a desire to include activities that actively engage students with concerns about having sufficient time to cover the course content.
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.
Humans are making Earth a broken and increasingly unlivable planet through climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. So the world must make dramatic changes to society, economics and daily life.