Multisensory Strategies for Science Vocabulary

by: Sandra Husty and Julie Jackson

Seeing, touching, smelling, hearing, and learning! The authors observed that their English Language Learner (ELL) students achieved a deeper understanding of the properties of matter, as well as enhanced vocabulary development, when they were guided through inquiry-based, multisensory explorations that repeatedly exposed them to words and definitions in context. In this article, they describe their experiences using a multisensory approach with a group of third-grade students who are classified as ELL.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/2008Stock # sc08_046_04_32Volume 046Issue 04

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