Educating Elementary-aged English Learners in Science: Scientists and Teachers Working Together

Educating Elementary-aged English Learners in Science: Scientists and Teachers Working Together

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A micro level analysis illustrates how one scientist-teacher team innovatively used a children's story, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, to teach the measurement of length and temperature. A macro level analysis identified three characteristics of science activities, three characteristics of language activities, five instructional practices used by team members to integrate science and language, and three main responsibilities taken on by teachers and/or scientists during the implementation of lessons. For example, generally, science activities were hands-on, incorporated science vocabulary teaching, and required students to keep a science journal. The preliminary findings of the study are used to discuss the limitations and affordances of using scientist-teacher partnerships to educate English learners in science.The three major scenes in the story provided the basis for the four-lesson sequence. Kindergartners used ... Features of the Goldilocks and the Three Bears provided the context for both science and language activities. Although only theanbsp;...


Title:Educating Elementary-aged English Learners in Science: Scientists and Teachers Working Together
Author: Gloria Rodriguez Banuelos
Publisher:ProQuest - 2009
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