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Teaching Science to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Elementary Students
Teaching Science to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Elementary Students helps K-8 teachers implement culturally relevant instructional strategies to ensure that all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic class, can do science, like science, and become scientists if they choose.
Includes 8 culturally relevant strategies for teaching science to all students–outlines inclusive practices that ensure all students have access to inquiry-based, interactive, and experiential science learning.
Shows how to teach science to and through students’ experiences–connects science activities and content to students’ lives at home and includes a chapter on fostering family connections.
Offers examples of science and literacy connections–models how teachers can integrate science and literacy to enhance students’ understanding of science.
Includes case studies with reflection questions in each chapter–provides examples of culturally relevant science teaching in the K-8 classroom.
Offers step-by-step descriptions of four science instructional models–discusses Concept Attainment, Concept Formation, Group Investigation and 5 Es Model.
Devotes a complete chapter to alternative assessment with diverse learners–provides a variety of examples and assessment methods to help teachers gauge students’ understanding of science.
Presents book study questions–helps teachers discuss the book professionally and apply the information to their current science activities.
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