Supporting inspired teaching and learning in the life sciences.

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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

Education and equity - which goal comes first?

A tiny northern European country half above the arctic circle has become the latest fad in the what-should-we-do-to-fix-American-schools conversation. The country of Finland achieved this status by consistently scoring as one of the top countries

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Find us at these conferences...

  • HAPS
    May 24-28, 2017
    Salt Lake City, UT
  • ABLE
    June 13-16, 2017
    Madison, WI
  • SSE
    June 23-27, 2017
    Portland, OR
  • WCSE
    July 5-7, 2017
    London, Ontario (CA)
  • ASMCUE
    July 27-30, 2017
    Denver, CO
  • ESA
    August 6-11, 2017
    Portland, OR
  • ACUBE
    October 20-21, 2017
    Columbia, SC
  • NABT
    November 9-12, 2017
    St. Louis, MO
  • ASCB
    December 2-6, 2017
    Philadelphia, PA