S1-03. Ways to integrate literacy skills into a K—8 science classroom: Rebecca Abbott

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This is a podcast episode titled, S1-03. Ways to integrate literacy skills into a K—8 science classroom: Rebecca Abbott. The summary for this episode is: <p>In <a href='https://amplify.com/science-connections-episode-s1-03/'><b>this episode</b></a>, our host Eric Cross discusses the importance of integrating literacy skills into science instruction with Rebecca Abbott, Professional Learning Lead at the Lawerence Hall of Science at UC Berkley. Listen in as Rebecca challenges science educators to weave together vocabulary, background knowledge, and an understanding of language structures to help students make sense of complex science texts. Eric and Rebecca also chat about ways to use literacy in the service of science, and how educators can take the challenges of unfinished learning and use them to accelerate learning. </p><p><br/>Want to learn more from Rebecca? Attend a webinar with <a href='https://home.edweb.net/webinar/science20220316/'><b>EdWeb</b></a>!</p><p><br/></p><p>Read about the importance of great professional learning for teachers <a href='https://mss.wested.org/blog/it-takes-two-neither-high-quality-instructional-materials-or-high-quality-professional-learning-can-do-it-alone/'><b>here</b></a>.</p><p><br/></p><p>Check out some great resources from the Lawerence Hall of Science! You can read <a href='https://www.heinemann.com/products/e11232.aspx'><b>No More Science Kits or Texts in Isolation</b></a> to lean more on integrating literacy into science instruction.</p>

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In this episode, our host Eric Cross discusses the importance of integrating literacy skills into science instruction with Rebecca Abbott, Professional Learning Lead at the Lawerence Hall of Science at UC Berkley. Listen in as Rebecca challenges science educators to weave together vocabulary, background knowledge, and an understanding of language structures to help students make sense of complex science texts. Eric and Rebecca also chat about ways to use literacy in the service of science, and how educators can take the challenges of unfinished learning and use them to accelerate learning. 


Want to learn more from Rebecca? Attend a webinar with EdWeb!


Read about the importance of great professional learning for teachers here.


Check out some great resources from the Lawerence Hall of Science! You can read No More Science Kits or Texts in Isolation to lean more on integrating literacy into science instruction.