Methods and Strategies: Connecting Science and Literacy Through Talk

by: Jeff Winokur, Karen Worth, and Martha Heller-Winokur

When students are motivated, engaged, and have opportunities to practice and develop discussion skills taught during literacy time, they can deepen their understanding of science concepts. Communication is an important tool for the development of scientific knowledge; group discussions such as the one portrayed in this article are critical to the development of student understanding of concepts and of the nature of scientific inquiry. They not only help students communicate, they help students become proficient in science.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2009Stock # sc09_047_03_46Volume 047Issue 03

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