Why are science teachers prevented from teaching?
It seems like to me lately, science teachers are obstructed by numerous obstacles from getting the core message (i.e. science knowledge/education) to the students. our students go through 12 years of primary education and yet still can't correctly answer simple questions about their own anatomy. I have a friend who is a TA for an anatomy lab, and many of her students couldn't correctly even write 'kneecap' on a practical exam where the question pointed to the bone (ok it's technically the patella, but most students left it blank or guessed something wrong like 'rock bone'). What is going on???
To answer this question, Leigh Van Valen (the famous American evolutionary biologist who proposed the Law of Extinction, the Red Queen Hypothesis, and the Ecological Species Concept) once wrote a letter to the Chicago Tribune a few years back.... read more
I'm not sure that I understand your question. You say: Why are science teachers prevented from teaching?
You then go on to give an example of how amazingly unsuccessful science teachers have been in teaching.
Perhaps some clarification would help.
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Pretty interesting article about the current trend of teaching the Theory of Evolution in public schools. Do you think public schools should put more emphasis on teaching evolution to students?http://content.usatoday.com/communities … ng-poor-/1
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