If Science Teachers Want to Help Students, They Won’t Teach the Controversy When It Doesn’t Exist

I’ve said on this site and in public talks that my job as a math teacher is relatively easy compared to science teachers. No parent ever calls me up to complain about the truth of the Quadratic Formula. No students are challenging me on the Pythagorean Theorem.

But science teachers who actually know what they’re doing have to put up with arguments from the ignorant. They deal with students and parents who are, simply put, anti-science — people who oppose science because they see it conflicting with their religious beliefs… [Read more...]

Vax Your Bracket 2013

If you’re planning to fill out an NCAA tournament bracket this week, consider Vaxing Your Bracket!

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We Can Always Mess with God’s Plans

And God can always choose to start over…

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There Are Homeschooling Christian Parents Who Accept Evolution, Too

Not surprising: The majority of home-schooling families are Christian.

Surprising: Many of those families are scientifically literate and embarrassed by Ken Ham and the Young Earth Creationism he espouses.

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Richard Dawkins’ Next Book Now Available for Pre-Order

Richard Dawkins‘ next book was projected for release in the fall of 2014, but it appears that those reports were off by about a full year:

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