Wednesday, March 08, 2006


NSTA National Conference to Address Challenges to Teaching Evolution

The National Science Teachers Association's (NSTA) 54th National Conference on Science Education to be held April 6-9 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Approximately 12,000- 14,000 teachers are planning to attend the event to tackle important issues in science education, share ideas about best teaching practices, and hear from world-renowned leaders in the profession.

Teachers will address critical issues in science education, including the increasing challenges to the teaching of evolution. At a featured panel, Kitzmiller v. Dover: The Trial of Intelligent Design, key advisers and players in the trial, including Eugenie Scott from the National Center for Science Education; biology textbook author Ken Miller; and ACLU legal director Vic Walczak, will recount the challenges, stakes, strategy, and outcome of this important trial.

More information here.


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