Author: Sarah Chaffee
Science Education and the Growth Mindset
Growth mindset is an idea popularized by Stanford psychology professor Carol Dweck.
Breakthrough? Nature Calls for Openness in Science Education
“Diversity and doubt produce creativity; we must make room for them,” according to Jerry Ravetz.
Fact and Fiction: Ohio Bill Stirs Needless Alarm
This proposed law largely echoes the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment on free speech (including on religious matters).
How Should We Then Teach Evolution?
Students who learn the difficult but important skills of examining data are more likely to engage in learning that sets them up for future STEM success.
When Biologists Speak to Biology Teachers, Cont.
As University of Texas political philosopher J. Budziszewski points out, some scientists modify their message on evolution when speaking to the teachers.