"You may want to look into some of Kylene Beers' materials. There are a lot of strategies posted at www.allamericareads.org Look under Lesson plans.
A book I am currently reading is Creating Literacy Rich Schools for Adolescents by Gay Ivey and…"
"One of the best books I have ever used in my Science classroom is Stephanie Harvey's Strategies That Work and Nonfiction Matters. Both of these books are full of strategies to promote conceptual understanding from a variety of informational…"
Do your students struggle with comprehension or vocabulary development? Looking for ways to integrate literacy in your instruction? This group will explore issues related to literacy in middle school science and mathematics.
On May 15, 2009, Sony Pictures will release "Angels and Demons," and bring the world's largest particle physics laboratory to the silver screen.Based on Dan Brown's best-selling novel, this major motion picture, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard, focuses on a plot to destroy the Vatican using a small amount of antimatter. That antimatter is made using the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and is stolen from the European particle physics laboratory CERN. Parts of the movie were filmed at…See More
Thanks, Cherlyn, for sending the notice out to your network. Several have signed up already (don't know how many you emailed).
Here's a thought/idea: Would there be any advantage for you, the Einstein Fellows and/or the SC Coaching Specialists and Coaches to form a group here on MSP2? Also, is there some way that MSP2 could be helpful to either group--place to facilitate collaboration, content development. Also, if there are professional development needs that we could support, we'd love to explore that. For example, any topics that you need addressed and we could host?
Hey Cherlyn. I got your email and signed up but I'll have to admit that it may be a while before I really use this resource - it looks great. Right now I'm focused on the day to day grind that is the beginning of the year. I never thought I would be a convert, but I truly enjoy 8th grade science as much or more than 7th grade science. Talk to you later.
So sorry that I didn't welcome you way back when!!!
Thanks for sharing MSP2 with folks. There are several who have come on board in the last few days who identify you as one of their friends. I'm assuming they found out about MSP2 because of you. : - ) Thanks.
Welcome to the (MSP)2 network.
Please join in, share your ideas and help us get this community rolling.
I believe we know each other already, although its been a couple years and you may not remember me from JASON.
Its good to see you.