The fourth print edition from summer 2009 of our science news publication, in pdf format. The articles in this edition, unlike the others, are written by high school teachers who participated in our summer PD.
Disciplinary Content Knowledge
The third print edition from summer 2009 of the student science news publication, in pdf format.
The second print issue from summer 2009 of the student science news publication, in pdf format.
The first print edition from summer 2009 of the student science news publication, in pdf format.
The PowerPoint used in our presentation at the conference.
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.
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.
Assessing the Learning in Cyberlearning: Supporting Teachers with Technology-Embedded Assessment
Kimberle Koile and Paul Horwitz, Concord Consortium; Doug Clark, Vanderbilt University; Diane Jass Ketelhut, Temple University
In this session, the presenters discuss findings and experiences regarding technology-embedded
assessment and how to support teachers in using it effectively.
Mathematics Teachers Teaching English Language Learners: What Knowledge Do They Need?
Mark Driscoll, Education Development Center, Inc.; Dan Heck, Horizon Research, Inc.; Kathryn Chval, University of Missouri
Mathematics teachers of English language learners (ELLs) are increasingly expected to help ELLs learn academic language. This session focuses on the question, What knowledge do teachers of mathematics need in order to support the learning of ELLs?