Learn to assess your students' understanding of science concepts by integrating writing instruction into your curriculum. Help your students engage in persuasive writing tasks, and develop an instructional plan over the length of the course for using writing effectively in your classroom. Put your plan into action and gain insight from the experience.
You can bring writing into your classroom in all content areas with a practical plan developed in this course. Covering the research basis for writing across the curriculum, the course will help you teach students effective writing processes, including finding the time to write. You'll learn sound techniques for evaluating writing skills and discover proven ways to promote writing to students.
A topic immersion course on Teaching Earth and Space Science
Examine the causes of weather and explore technological advances to monitor weather. Consider the impact of human activity on climate change.
Find science, technology, engineering, and math resources for PreK-12 teachers and students.
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Learn how medical pioneers who researched antibiotics, genetics and organ transplants have contributed to better treatments and some cures.
Investigate the many facets of the oceans, including marine and shore life, ecosystems, extreme weather, and early explorers.