21st Century Skills

Front Page Science: Engaging Teens in Science Literacy

Like citizen journalists, your students can get to the heart of science literacy—and challenging questions like these—with the “learn by doing” methodology in this innovative book. Front-Page Science uses science journalism techniques to help students become better consumers of, and contributors to, a scientifically literate community.

"Content-Area Teachers as Teachers of Writing," Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education: Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 7.

Drawing on work with high school science teachers as part of an NSF-funded grant, this article presents lessons learned for effectively incorporating writing across the curriculum. With many states preparing to implement the Common Core State Standards, teachers in all subject areas will be asked to require more writing in their classes.

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