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Online Course for Teachers: Teaching Evolution

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SESSION 8

SESSION 8: How Can You Deal with Controversy?

Evaluate Part A: Mr. Bingman's Response

A student in Mr. Bingman's class raises a question about creationism. Watch this Evolution Case Study video segment to see how Mr. Bingman responded.

 Image of a student engaged in conversation with Ken Bingman

Bingman: Student Question
on Creationism

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Now answer these questions:

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What are the elements of Mr. Bingman's response?

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How do you feel about the way he handled this situation?

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What would do if this situation arose in your classroom?

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What would you do to create a classroom environment of trust and respect for teaching evolution?

 



 

Facilitator Note 6

 

Next: Evaluate Part B: What If...?

 
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