About this blog.

Evolutionary Evidence

Making biology education software, like teaching, is a passion rather than a path to riches. What drives us is the idea that we can make learning biology easier and more fun.

Tips on Tests

I'm just returning from what is becoming one of my favorite conferences, the SABER meeting on biology education research.

Mitosis Explored - SimBio's new tutorial

“I Prefer Mice And Talking Cats.”

If you want your students to remember the stages of mitosis, the above mnemonic device would probably be useful. But does rote memorization of the stages of mitosis really help students

Learning to use ecological models

Last week we announced Patchy Prairies, our latest SimBio Virtual Lab. Those of you who used our Corridors, Stepping Stones, and Butterflies lab in EcoBeaker will recognize the storyline in Patchy Prairies - you have money to restore habitat for an endangered

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    May 28-31, 2015
    Austin, TX
  • ABLE
    June 23-26, 2015
    Boston, MA
  • WCSE 2015
    July 7-10, 2015
    London, ONT, Canada
    July 30-August 1, 2015
    Twin Cities, MN
  • ESA
    August 9-14, 2015
    Baltimore, MA
  • NABT
    November 11-14, 2015
    Providence, RI
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    December 12-16, 2015
    San Diego, CA