Anchoring High School Students in Real-Life Issues that Integrate STEM Content and Literacy

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Through the integration of STEM content and literacy, this project studies the ways teachers implement literacy practices in the STEM classroom. Teachers will facilitate instruction using scenarios that present students with STEM-related issues, presented as scenarios. After reading and engaging with math and science content, students write a source-based argument in which they state a claim, support the claim with evidence from the texts, and explain the multiple perspectives on the issue.

Co-PI(s): Will Romine, Wright State University; Nancy Singer, University of Missouri, St. Louis; Sam Otten, University of Missouri, Columbia

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