evolution · science education

Critical Thinking in the Classroom *I recently got acquainted with a young instructor who teaches science to seventh-graders at an evangelical school. He’s a graduate of Wheaton College and a recent convert to Catholicism. This affords him an interesting perspective on how evangelicals handle science in the classroom, in particular how the whole ‘teach the… Continue reading

science education

Carl Zimmer paints a brighter picture on U.S. Science Education. I keep hearing it lately—in conversations, dialogues, op-eds: The claim that the number of scientists being produced by U.S. universities is in decline. Or, that the number of students enrolling or majoring in science, at the undergraduate or graduate level, is falling. For a classic… Continue reading