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A good teacher can teach any subject as long as they have high-quality resources. TIES provides middle school and elementary teachers the tools they need to effectively teach evolution and answer its critics based on new Next Generation Science Standards.

People Who Understand Evolution Are More Likely To Accept It

That’s why we’ve provided free teacher workshops on evolution in all 50 states!

Where We're Headed Next

  • Honolulu, HI – August 7, 2020 / 9:00 am - 3:00 pmSummer Evolution Symposium -Cancelled due to COVID19. University of West Oahu. Presented by Bertha Vazquez and Sheri Fitzgerald.

  • Birmingham, AL – October 16, 2020 / 9:00 am - 12:00 pmVirtual TIES Workshop at the Birmingham Zoo. Birmingham Zoo. Presented by Kate Davis.

  • Mesa, AZ – October 24, 2020 / 9:00 pm - 3:00 pmCelebrating Evolution Education -Tentative (COVID19). Arizona Museum of Natural History. Presented by Bertha Vazquez.

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Can't make it to one of our in-person workshops? Watch our online workshop and get the help you need in your classroom wherever you are.

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Upcoming: Survival of the Friendliest
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 8:00pm

Arguably, no folk theory of human nature has done more harm—or is more mistaken—than the “survival of the fittest.” The idea that the strong and ruthless will survive while the weak perish became cemented in the collective consciousness around the publication of the fifth edition of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species in 1869, in which he wrote …

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Featured: Maddening Evolution Misconceptions with Stephanie Keep
August 1, 2018

Everyone knows that the United States is not among the top tier… or even middle tier when it comes to understanding and accepting evolution. But why? This talk will briefly explore the “how did we get here?” of evolution acceptance in the United States, before zooming in on one of the most maddening causes (and …

 
Featured: Richard Dawkins Answers your Students’ Questions
April 1, 2018

The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) hosted a special webinar with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and Director of TIES Bertha Vazquez. Webinar date: 4/1/2018


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For a limited time TIES merchandise is available to purchase. Donations are also welcomed. All money goes directly to helping teachers spread the knowledge of evolutionary science.

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We are looking for science teachers who can volunteer to present workshops in their school districts and local colleges on their state science standards on evolution and natural selection.

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