For over 20 years I have been involved in teaching biology. While trained as an evolutionary geneticist, my passion has always been engaging students, who are not scientists, in the relevancy of biology to their everyday lives.
From community colleges to military bases, and onto four-year institutions, I have taught biology in almost every format. I have authored books on biology, and spent countless hours talking with instructors on the challenges that they face in this environment.
The articles below reflect some things that I have learned from those experiences.