June 10, 2023

Is it time to let MRS GREN die?

MRS GREN is a classic example of how Biology curricula have got stuck in the mud of “this is how we’ve always done things”. But even just a little digging reveals major problems. Here I discuss what those problems are and what I think is a simple alternative:

Is it time to let MRS GREN die?

I’ve been teaching Biology for over 10 years now, the last 5 of those as head of subject. I’m passionate about how the principles of cognitive science can guide our practice but also inform our curricular choices. I blog on those issues and more at “A Common Biologist” (link below).

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