The New Science Literacy: Using Language Skills to Help Students Learn Science
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She has been a developer and Teacher Education Coordinator for the Science Education for Public Understanding Program (SEPUP) and the Chemicals, Health, and the Environment, and Me (CHEM) program, at the Lawrence Hall of Science on the Berkeley campus of the University of California. She developed and coordinated the Issue-Oriented Elementary Science Leadership program for elementary teachers, which was fund
In chapters devoted to each of these literacy skills, authors Marlene Thier and Bennett Daviss detail specific metacognitive techniques that teachers can use to coach students to become independent learners. This book explains how-how instructional synergy and power result from combining the two subjects. Whether you're a teacher new to science or a veteran teacher of science, here's a powerful new tool for teaching the subject through language literacy. By combining science, language, and guided inquiry, teachers can empower students to think and express themselves about science more effectively, improving their learning and retention. To this end, the authors provide lists of explicit performance expectations in each of the five areas of literacy for learning sci
As part of this program, she authored a publication entitled: "Linking Science and Literacy" and co-authored, with other educators, the other nine teacher enhancement guidebooks. About the Author Bennett Daviss is an award-winning journalist, co-author of two previous books on educational innovation, and writer of more than 400 articles on education, science, technology, and business.Marlene Thier, a 25-year veteran of the classroom, has been a science materials developer, teacher educator, and internationally recognized leader in the movement to link science and literacy education. She also has been involved in developing literacy connections in more than a dozen other inquiry-based science courses and modules. In addition she has been a contributing author on the following projects: Media Literacy: Transforming Curriculum and Teaching, The 104th Yearbook of the National
"A great resource for science teachers!" according to Trisha D. This book has a ton of useful ideas on increasing the reading, writing and speaking skills of science students. Not only did I implement many of these in my classroom, but I used it for a literacy research project.. "Great book for all teachers!" according to cindylou89Great book for all teachers! Great book! Has excellent resources you can copy and give to students in the back of the book. Perfect for any science or language teacher!. 8. Great book! Has excellent resources you can copy and give to students in the back of the book. Perfect for any science or language teacher!