Exploring Environmental Issues Outside of Science Classes

Fires. Floods. Heat waves. Drought. Hurricanes. From an environmental science (ES) perspective, this past summer was like none other, with headline after headline detailing the climate reality that, like it or not, we are living with. In the midst of news stories detailing unprecedented flooding in New York and firestorms across the American West, the […]

How to Design Better Tests, Based on the Research

Yet a third group was stupefied, questioning the teacher’s ability to write good questions. “Think the person who came up with that question really doesn’t know how an orchestra works!” the Wexford Sinfonia Orchestra tweeted. It’s a trick question, Longmoor admitted, one designed to keep her students on their toes, echoing a common sentiment among […]