Tag: Next Generation Science Standards
Survey Misclassifies Darwin-Doubting Teachers
This project cannot tell us how many students are taught evolution dogmatically and how many are studying it scientifically.
In the NGSS, a Dogmatic Standard on Evolution
Inaccurate teaching about evolution is widespread, as Jonathan Wells’s review of textbooks shows.
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.
From The Atlantic on Teaching Human Evolution, a Bit of Rare Honesty in Reporting
With permission from John West and Sarah Chaffee, here is the full text of their interview with staff writer Olga Khazan.
State Science Standards and You: Utah in Focus
While discussions of science standards are often couched in bureaucratic-sounding language, the impact of these policies can be profound.