Science literacy

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Using reading comprehension strategies in the content area helps students build background knowledge and academic skills. Authors of The Science Teacher’s Toolbox, share four techniques they use to help middle schoolers grasp informational text. Science Reading Strategies, Science Reading Comprehension, Science Literacy, 7th Grade Science, Science Curriculum, Teaching Strategies, Science Education, Science Teacher, Middle School Science Classroom

Using reading comprehension strategies in the content area helps students build background knowledge and academic skills. Authors of The Science Teacher’s Toolbox, share four techniques they use to help middle schoolers grasp informational text.

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Tina Michelle
Annotating text is hugely important in all content areas. Students in math and science class seem to struggle with this more than in English or history for example. This piece helps to guide teachers how to teach annotating to students in science specifically. Starting small, using different strategies and marking tools helps to teach this skill. Secondary Science, Physical Science, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science Lessons, Science Activities, Science Ideas, Science Teacher, Science Experiments

This guest post was written by a friend of mine, Kristin Lee, who writes terrific resources for teachers who want to help their students with scientific literacy! Scientific Literacy is becoming an increasingly important set of skills for our students and to our society at large. How do I tell fact from fiction? What is […]

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Melanie Rodriguez
The term “Science Literacy” is thrown around a lot in the news, in education school classes, and at faculty development meetings, but what does it really mean? To me, science literacy means three things. A high school graduate who is literate in science:  1. Knows how to ask questions!  A science literate graduate has enough … Science Literacy, Teaching Chemistry, 8th Grade Science, Science Biology, Science Education, Life Science, Physical Science, Ap Biology, Earth Science

The term “Science Literacy” is thrown around a lot in the news, in education school classes, and at faculty development meetings, but what does it really mean? To me, science literacy means three things. A high school graduate who is literate in science: 1. Knows how to ask questions! A science literate graduate has enough […]

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Kyra De Coninck
Here are 4 strategies you can use to teach science vocabulary in your Upper Elementary classroom. Science can be filled with daunting vocabulary terms that are difficult to pronounce and even harder to determine their meaning. However, learning science vocabulary can help students better comprehend topics and build background knowledge. Check it out! Third Grade Science, Teaching Strategies, Science Vocabulary, Science Skills, Physical Science Lessons, Reading Strategies, Teaching Science, Upper Elementary Science, Science Lessons

Here are 4 strategies you can use to teach science vocabulary in your Upper Elementary classroom. Science can be filled with daunting vocabulary terms that are difficult to pronounce and even harder to determine their meaning. However, learning science vocabulary can help students better comprehend topics and build background knowledge. Check it out!

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Teaching Muse
Science Assessment | Need a new way to engage, motivate and interest your science student while assessing their knowledge of any science topic? Check out this one pager activity. Use it with any topic from acids and bases to atoms and elements. Included is a free template and rubric to get you started today! High School Chemistry Experiments, Teaching Middle School Science, Chemistry Activities, Chemistry Classroom, High School Activities, Teaching Chemistry, Chemistry Lessons, Science Topics, Science Student

Science Assessment | Need a new way to engage, motivate and interest your science student while assessing their knowledge of any science topic? Check out this one pager activity. Use it with any topic from acids and bases to atoms and elements. Included is a free template and rubric to get you started today!

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Jennifer Cordes