--Entering my 20th year of teaching elementary school and nothing could have prepared me for this wonderful adventure.
--A slow typist, who makes LOTS of typos, so please be patient with me on social media and chats
-- a secret self-taught amateur graphic artist
Models of Thinking
Models that help students think and verbalize
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A Laboratory of Words
Thu, Jun 29, 2017 12:59 AM Assessing Background Knowledge
The author uses science notebooks for
assessing background knowledge through "quick writes" and "Think-Pair-Shares" to see any misconceptions and then adapt and tailor the learning experience.--Concise.
Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning
Wed, Jun 28, 2017 1:47 AM CER
The Anchor chart on page 53 is worth you reading the article. It (Figure 1) succinctly encapsulates the terms for easier student understanding.
Graphically Enhanced Science Notebooks
Wed, Jun 28, 2017 1:23 AM A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Students love to draw anyway. They just have that artistic bent. This article focuses in on using this bent to get students to put "Skin in the game" by generating their own meaningful scientific illustrations/graphics. When students define vocabulary in their words, they create ownership. the same is true when student make their own meaning graphically.
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