Teaching evolutionary biology: Pressures, stress, and coping

@inproceedings{Griffith2004TeachingEB,
  title={Teaching evolutionary biology: Pressures, stress, and coping},
  author={J. A. G. Griffith and Sarah K. Brem},
  year={2004}
}
Understanding what teachers need to be more comfortable and confident in their profession is crucial to the future of effective teachers and scientific literacy in public schools. This study focuses on the experiences of Arizona biology teachers in teaching evolution, using a clinical model of stress to identify sources of pressure, the resulting stresses, and coping strategies they employ to alleviate these stresses. We conducted focus groups, one-on-one interviews, and written surveys with 15… CONTINUE READING

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