NSELA 2018 Summer Leadership Institute has ended
Monday, July 9 • 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Education for All: Instructional Shifts to Promote Science and Language Learning

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  • A Framework for K-12 Science Education (National Research Council, 2012) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) offer a vision of rigorous standards across K-12 classrooms. As these standards offer both learning opportunities and demands, educators must enact instructional shifts to achieve the vision. This session highlights how science instructional shifts, based on the vision of the NGSS, and language instructional shifts, based on contemporary thinking in second language acquisition, are mutually supportive in promoting both science and language learning for all students. Using examples from science curriculum materials and classroom instruction, the session will highlight what educators can do to ensure all students are supported in learning science while developing language. The session will conclude with how science education is connected to English language arts and English language education.

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Okhee Lee

Professor of Childhood Education, New York University
Okhee Lee is a professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. Her research areas include science education, language and culture, and teacher education. She is leading collaborative research between New York University and Stanford... Read More →

Monday July 9, 2018 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Franklin Hall 4

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