Academic language in science teaching (via Taylor Jacobsen)

 “Teaching students to unlock the full meaning of the texts they read is the single most powerful outcome a teacher can foster” (Lemov, 2010, p. 249). “Nonprint forms of representation—such as demonstrations, videos, and diagrams—are themselves texts” (Wilson, 2011, p.1). Based on these two quotes, it becomes apparent that the comprehension of language, whether written or oral, is utterly important to their academic success. Teaching for this app … Read More

via Taylor Jacobsen

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EFL teacher. My research is on: reading comprehension, professional competences. I like novels, poetry. ICT and Education.

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