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EDCE 6730

Reading, Writing, and Talking with a focus on Science and Math

Participants investigate the PLN frameworks of The Five Reading, Writing and Talking Processes and The Four Lenses of Learning with a focus on science and math as they apply and adapt these frameworks and course content to their classroom materials and lessons. Participants engage in learning experiences that are rich in problem-solving, critical thinking, and logical reasoning. Educators learn how to engage students in transacting with texts (comprehension in science and math), composing science and math texts (writing), extending content reading and writing, investigating science and math vocabulary, and learning to learn activities that encourage students to meta-cognitively reflect on their own learning. Participants are asked to bring classroom curriculum materials and content texts to the course for practical application of course concepts and strategies. The assignments include professional readings, reflective journals and a final project that includes classroom lessons based on course content and the PL