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A cognitive apprenticeship for science literacy based on journalism

Author(s): 
Polman, Joseph L.
Saul, E. Wendy
Newman, Alan
Farrar, Cathy
Singer, Nancy
Turley, Eric
Pearce, Laura
Hope, Jennifer
McCarty, Glenda
Graville, Cynthia
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Proceedings
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2010
Month: 
June
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In Press
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Abstract: The Science Literacy through Science Journalism (SciJourn) project aims to reframe the discussion of science literacy for citizenship, and explore how science journalism practices can be used to inform a cognitive apprenticeship that increases the science literacy of participants. This symposium features four paper presentations that report on the progress of the SciJourn project.

Timely Teachings: Seasons and the Cycles of Night and Day

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Thu, 05/20/2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Time: 4pm EST
Participate: http://tinyurl.com/participateMSP2 - the room will open at 3:45pm EST

Join us as we discuss two challenging topics in the elementary and middle school curriculum - day and night and seasons from both science and literacy perspectives.

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National NSTA Conference

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Thu, 03/18/2010 - 6:00am to Sun, 03/21/2010 - 11:00am
Associated Dates and Deadlines: 
January 22, 2010 - Earlybird registration deadline
February 12, 2010 - Advanced registration deadline

Join your colleagues in the City of Brotherly Love for NSTA's 58th National Conference on Science Education. Conference registration and exhibits will be at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Most sessions and events have been scheduled at the Convention Center and the Doubletree Philadelphia Hotel, Loew’s Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, and Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel.

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2010 PME-NA Annual Conference

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Thu, 10/28/2010 - 2:00pm to Sun, 10/31/2010 - 11:00am
Associated Dates and Deadlines: 
February 15, 2010 - Paper Submission Deadline
February 15, 2010 - Poster Submission Deadline
March 15, 2010 - Working Group Submission Deadline

You are cordially invited to participate in the thirty-second Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA), to be held in Columbus, Ohio in October 28 to 31, 2010. The conference is sponsored by the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. The conference provides a forum for the exchange of research information on the psychology of mathematics education. English is the official language.

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