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Idea Bank: The Protein Résumé

The Science Teacher—April/May 2018

The Idea Bank provides tips and techniques for creative teaching, in about 1,000 words. As students use increasingly diverse internet sources, it becomes hard to tell whether their answers are truly original. A general solution to this dilemma is to ask students to present information in a format that they are unlikely to encounter in books or on the internet, ensuring that they have to create something new. This article offers a classroom-tested example: the Protein Résumé.
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