Saturday, September 28, 2013

Here is a great example of how to use writing and reading as tools...a great example of the common core. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Teacher: Student-created notebooks improve teaching, learning of science
Elementary-school teacher Jane Fung writes in this blog post about her love of notebooks and how blank paper and a folder can help students start thinking like scientists. Students, she writes, can use their science notebooks to create reference sheets and record their scientific discoveries. Fung writes that she uses students' notebooks to check for students' understanding and evidence of students' growth over time. Teaching Channel/Tchr's Voice blog (9/25)Bookmark and Share

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