Teaching

Starting conversations with colleagues about evidence-based teaching

May 2, 2019
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Dear Education Committee, I’m a biologist and biology education researcher. I read journals like CBE–Life Sciences Education (LSE) to learn…

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COMPASS Outreach Grants bring science to the people

April 24, 2019
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) recognizes the importance of promoting science to the general community, but effective science…

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Time for Second Order Change

August 28, 2018
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I have had the privilege of serving as Editor-in-Chief of CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) for almost a decade now. During…

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Five Ways to Get Scientific About Learning and Teaching

August 27, 2018
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It is August, and many of us are preparing for the upcoming academic year. Whether we instruct students in classes,…

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PALM Network: Developing Science Educators One Best Practice at a Time

July 31, 2018
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Helping to develop top-notch science educators is among ASCB’s top goals as a society. To support this endeavor, in 2016…

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Paying it forward: how we can do better for our undergrads

February 23, 2018
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The vast majority of us discovered our love of research in our undergraduate career and some of us even earlier…

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Putting active learning into practice: an interview with PALM fellow Christopher Baker and PALM mentor Michelle Smith

December 12, 2017
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This blog post originally appeared on Genes to Genomes, the Genetics Society of America blog. Are you a postdoc looking…

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Taking the Terror out of Random Call

September 11, 2017
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Regardless of our current role in academe, education—for us and for our students—is central to our identity as scientists. With…

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How to Know What Your Students Know before It's Too Late

May 10, 2017
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Regardless of our current role in academe, education—for us and for our students—is central to our identity as scientists. With…

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Career Perspectives: Isaac Strong , high school biology teacher

January 18, 2017
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  Please describe your current position. I am a high school Biology teacher at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San…

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