New Mexicans for Science & Reason (NMSR) and the Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education (CESE) co-hosted a workshop with representatives from the Public Education Department (PED), former state education officials, teachers and professors on "How Will New Mexico's New Science Standards Affect the Teaching of Evolution?" This workshop was held on Wednesday, April 14th, 2004, from 7 to 9 PM in the UNM Law Building (1117 Stanford NE, Room 2402). Click the hyperlinks below to browse summaries of workshop presentations.


Dr. Steve Sanchez, former SDE Staff, on "Goals of the standards: Producing scientifically literate students"

Dr. Richard Reif, PED on "Teaching evolution in New Mexico"

Sharon Dogruel, Santa Fe, former SDE staff on "Strategies for teaching evolution"

Prof. Timothy Moy, UNM on "Evolution and the university curriculum"

Lisa Durkin, Los Lunas on "Teaching evolution in the high school classroom"

David E. Thomas, Peralta on "Creationism's 'Scientific Evidence' Against Evolution: Not scientific and not evidence"

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Conference Organizer: 
Dr. Marshall Berman

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