“Teachers who don’t teach evolution aren’t actually teaching biology—they’re just playing a long game of Trivial Pursuit at the expense of their students,” says NCSE Teacher Ambassador Blake Touchet.
John Cook knows a thing or two about climate change misconceptions and he’s on a mission to help teachers and students leverage those misconceptions into fruitful, engaging, evidence-based learning opportunities.
NCSE’s Executive Director Ann Reid looks back at the organization's accomplishments in 2018, and looks ahead to what’s coming in 2019.
NCSE Teacher Ambassador John Mead sees evolution as the mortar that holds “the bricks of our biological world together” and wants to help fellow teachers improve the depth and breadth of their evolution teaching.
NCSE Director of Teacher Suppport Brad Hoge explains the rationale behind our misconceptions-based approach to climate and evolution education.
November 12 marks the 50th anniversary of Epperson v. Arkansas, the Supreme Court decision that overturned a state ban on evolution education and set a precedent for the unconstitutionality of similar laws.
Watch as Ann Reid delivers a talk at Clemson University: "Capturing a Killer, Capturing the Imagination: The Power of Bringing Real Evidence into the Science Classroom."
NCSE's Deputy Director takes exception to the idea that proposed changes to a draft of state science standards in Arizona which dilute the teaching of evolution are "unremarkable and unobjectionable."
Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann and author and illustrator Megan Herbert provide insight into their new children's book about climate change, The Tantrum That Saved the World.
The Tantrum that Saved the World, a children's book about climate change written by Michael E. Mann and Megan Herbert, is reviewed by a fifth grade teacher and her students.
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