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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.
We Found All the Good Resources So You Don’t Have To
One-stop-shop for evolution education.
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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
Boston, MA – April 4, 2020 – The Annual NSTA National Conference (Canceled due to Coronavirus). Boston Convention & Exhibition Center of the National Association of Science Teachers. Presented by Bonnie Nieves.
Online Webinar – April 6, 2020 / 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm – Oregon Science Teachers Association Monthly Webcast. Register at https://oregonscience.org/event-3762616. Presented by Bertha Vazquez.
Derry, NH – May 9, 2020 / 11:45 am - 12:55 pm – NGSS Concepts and Practices for Evolution Education (Canceled due to Coronavirus). Pinkerton Academy. Presented by Bonnie Nieves.
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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.
“I can’t wait to teach evolution next semester. Thank you so much for all the great resources!”- Eleanor Blanchard
First-year 7th-grade Teacher
“Even if you are educated on the subject, it was beneficial to participate because you will learn new and better ways to present the information in the evolutionary debate.”- Justin Fike
Middle School Science Teacher
“This workshop helped me to clarify the main aspects of evolution, in a language that is friendly to the ages of our students. At the same time, it also provided links to resources that would strengthen my own understanding of this Theory.”- Keisha Lewis
Middle School Science Teacher
Featured: Dr. Jones, The Evolution of Human Skin Color
Genomic technologies have recently led to a dramatic increase in our understanding of relationships among early members of our species. With access to genetic markers that distinguish different populations, we have been able to reconstruct a much more accurate picture of migration out of Africa and the various paths our ancestors took on the way …
Featured: Maddening Evolution Misconceptions with Stephanie Keep
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
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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