Literacy in Science Training Materials

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Literacy in Science Training Materials

Objectives To help teachers develop literacy in science – through a focus on scientific words, reading, writing and talk.
Description of material This training activity consists of four sessions to be worked with the participants. They cover such topics as: words in science; reading in science; writing in science; talk in science. This material includes: tutors notes (overview of the unit, unit objectives, outline programme, synopsis, preparing for the unit, resources needed for each session and evaluation forms), additional handouts (for use in supporting tutors, but this also includes some resources that are suitable for use in class, with many examples of science texts and students’ written work), training slides for the session, participants resource pack (copies of the slides and handouts used in the training) and summary of key messages. All the materials were produced by the Department for Education, UK 2002.
Compliance to quality criteria
Develops STEM competence. Criteria not present
Stimulates collaboration between teachers. Criteria not present
Includes different phases of delivery (input, application in classroom setting and reflection). Comply with criteria
Is long-term. Tends to comply with criteria
Is participant-tailored. Comply with criteria
Type of material Training activities
PD target group (by subject) Science
PD target group (by education level) Lower secondary
Educational approaches Active learning
Language(s) English
Diversity Diversity is not addressed
Accessibility After registration to STEM Learning platform
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