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Literacy Across the Curriculum [clear filter]
Monday, January 25
 

10:45am

BLASTT Blending Literacy and Science Together with Technology
Blending literacy, science, and technology, participants will learn how to meet the needs of diverse learners. Emphasis for this session will be on curriculum and assessment.

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Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
Easton C

10:45am

Cross Curricular Science/Language Arts Research Modules
An integration of the Ohio Science Curriculum and the Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects, this program is designed for use in the middle school classroom to meet standards in Science and Language Arts


Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
Juniper A

1:00pm

Hear ye, hear ye ”Write all about it!”.....in science?
With students are being required to complete so much writing on all state tests, there is no better place to teach evidence based writing than in science.

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Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Easton C

2:00pm

Scientific Literacy Collaborative Communities
Learning science is learning language! Modeling and writing explanations are important for refining and consolidating new ideas with prior knowledge. We will share how and why models and explanations impacted children's scientific literacy in collaborative communities across our partnership.


Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Easton C

3:30pm

Building Literacy in the Science Classroom through Digital Story Telling and Multi-Genre Project
This session will introduce participants to literacy projects for the science classroom including digital storytelling and genre projects. Examples, rubrics, and guidelines will be provided.


Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Easton C
 
Tuesday, January 26
 

8:00am

Enhancing Science Education Using Content Specific Vocabulary
Participants will deconstruct the Ohio Model Curriculum for Science and identify key terms/words that are vital for content comprehension. Participants will also develop strategies to use key terms/words in their instruction in a manner that support the Ohio Learning Standards for English/Language Arts (Common Core State Standards - English/Language Arts).

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Juniper B

8:00am

Science Superheros! Using Picture Book Biographies to Introduce Science Topics
Picture book biographies are works of art that are capable of humanizing abstract concepts, including science concepts. Learn about many new biographies that will entice students into scientific concepts, and provide roll models. Unit ideas, technology tools, and give aways.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Gahanna

11:00am

Integrating Technical Writing for Student Success
Participants of this session will discover how easily research and technical writing can be embedded into their classroom. Focus will be on integrating Ohio Learning Standards Cognitive Demands and CCSS ELA Technical Writing Standards. Research and technical writing is vital for developing student critical thinking skills which leads to real-world college and career application of those skills. Ohio Academy of Science Technical Writing Guides will be given to each participant.

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Angela McMurry

Science Curriculum Coordinator, Darke County Educational Service Center


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Easton C

11:00am

Non Fiction Text and Inquiry Science a 'NFTI' connection
Dive into Non Fiction Text and Inquiry-Based science to experience and explore connections that maximize student learning and deepen understanding. Learn how to access text sets and leave with a framework, which they were developed. Applicable for K-5 educators/supervisors.

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Terry Shiverdecker

Science Content Specialist, Ohio Resource Center
Dr. Terry Shiverdecker taught high school science in Shelby County. She did adjunct work at the University of Cincinnati and Wright State University, Lake Campus. Before joining ORC, Terry was director of secondary curriculum and instruction for the Shelby County ESC. Terry received... Read More →


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Juniper C

1:20pm

Environmental Literacy
Many of our four legged, six legged, eight legged, and winged neighbors need us to know about them to survive. We are not educating our students about their backyard neighbors. If you don't know who they are how can you care about them or make intelligent decisions about environmental policies.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Juniper C

1:20pm

Science Through Children’s Literature
This will be a hands-on session which will offer teachers a way to use children’s literature to engage children in science. Science activities aligned with the Learning Standards will be introduced to go along with the literature.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Columbus

1:20pm

The Value of Scientific Explanations for STEM Literacy
The Claim-Evidence-Reasoning (CER) framework is a way for students to explain, in a scientific way, how their observations and data from an investigation are connected to science knowledge. Using CER provides a scaffold for building scientific literacy through expository writing.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Easton C