Monthly Archives: July 2007
Forget “teach the controversy.” That’s so old-school. Apparently, a new strategy is out concerning getting anti-evolution/creationism into the public school classroom. The following was passed along to the FCS membership from a teacher organization as a heads-up. If I understand … Continue reading
A University of Florida professor has been honored with the title “visiting scholar” and will be touring campuses giving lectures about Darwin. The talks will apparently be open to the public. A University of Florida professor is preparing to become … Continue reading
This looks like an awesome project for teens! How exciting is this? Imagine diving 6,000 feet under the ocean’s surface in a submersible to bear witness as a new island is born. Then climbing more than 13,700 feet to the … Continue reading
NCSE’s Education Project Director Louise Mead will be teaching a course on teaching evolution, on-line through Montana State University, from September 17 to December 7, 2007. Montana State University course description.
A message from FCS president Joe Wolf: We are now officially a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charitable organization. The effective date for this is Feb. 28, 2006. We can now accept tax exempt contributions. Congratulations everyone.
An interesting study suggests that the most important thing in high school that could help students in college science courses is math. Specific science courses taken in hgh school helped in that same subject in college, but didn’t translate over … Continue reading
I’ve noticed a bit of a mean streak in the slowly growing coverage of the search for Florida’s next education commissioner. An opinion piece slices and dices Jeb Bush’s education legacy (and coolly dropped in a mention of creationism in … Continue reading