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Tuesday, August 18 • 10:10am - 11:40am
Supporting Literacy in Secondary Science: Using Text-Based Evidence in Explaining Science Phenomena LIMITED

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How do you use your science textbook to more effectively support your students in explaining science phenomena?

How can you shift your classroom practice from learning about science ideas to figuring out science phenomena?

This presentation will provide secondary science teachers with an instructional model and scaffolding tools to help promote literacy development in their science classrooms. Science teachers will learn about a framework for organizing instruction that promotes literacy development through speaking, reading, and writing grounded in evidence. 

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Patricia Moore

ELA Coordinator, Olympic ESD
Patricia is currently the Olympic ESD English Language Arts Coordinator and has been since January of 2015. Prior to that she served in the North Kitsap School District for 23 years as a Special Education teacher at all grade bands, principal at Pearson Elementary School and district office administrator overseeing elementary education, ELL, Title I, LAP, Native American students, 504, McKinney-Vento and DoDEA Federal Grants. She holds a... Read More →
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Jeff Ryan

Regional Science Coordinator, Olympic Educational Service District
Jeff Ryan is the Regional Science Coordinator at Olympic Educational Service District. Jeff has worked in science education since 1995 when he began his career with the Pacific Science Center’s Science on Wheels program. After three years of traveling around the state getting kids excited about science, Jeff took a middle school math and science teaching position in the Crescent School District on the Olympic Peninsula. During his time... Read More →

Tuesday August 18, 2015 10:10am - 11:40am