More Than Writing-to-Learn Using multimodal writing tasks in science classrooms

@inproceedings{McDermott2010MoreTW,
  title={More Than Writing-to-Learn Using multimodal writing tasks in science classrooms},
  author={Mark McDermott},
  year={2010}
}
These are two of the thoughts that ran through my mind when my graduate studies advisor suggested I try “writingto-learn” activities in my classes. Like many high school science teachers, I often thought that devoting class time to writing would take away from valuable time that could be spent doing “science learning” activities. I also felt that my training as a science teacher had not fully prepared me to instruct about or evaluate these kinds of assignments in the classroom. However, as I… CONTINUE READING