Eli_Meir's blog

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Tools inhibit creativity

I'm at the Ecological Society meeting this week, where we're doing a big introduction of our SimUText Ecology chapters. In the cracks I've been going to talks (and giving one myself). ESA is impressive as a society in the amount and quality of educational

Home Computers Increase the Digital Divide

Computing is becoming ubiquitous in education, College students need to have a computer and many K-12 schools are starting to hand them out to students as well.

Scientific collaboration at different scales

Science is becoming more collaborative over time, and one trend in science education is to try and reflect that cultural change in the classroom. An essay in a recent issue of Nature (March 25, 2010) got me thinking about how the culture of scientific collaboration is not uniform, and what that means for our choice in the classroom.

Help Study Mendelian Pigs

We use research to help design our virtual laboratories. Some studies we do on our own, but for many we need help from faculty willing to try a lab in their classes, and a new study on our latest genetics lab is one of those.


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