High School NSTA Press Books on Science and Literacy

Atlas of Science Literacy

Grades K–12

What should students learn? When? In what order? And how does each strand of knowledge connect to other vital threads?

This educational tool from AAAS’s Project 2061 graphically depicts connections among the learning goals established in Benchmarks for Science Literacy and Science for All Americans. The Atlas is a collection of 50 linked maps that show exactly how students from kindergarten through 12th grade can expand their understanding and skills toward specific science-literacy goals.

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Benchmarks for Science Literacy

Grades K–12

Learn exactly what science content to include (or exclude), when to teach what subjects, and why. All benchmarks are color-coded to show what students should know or do by the end of grades 2, 5, 8, and 12.

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Crossing Borders in Literacy & Science Instruction

Grades K–12

Where do literacy and science learning overlap? How does knowledge in one area affect learning in the other? How can you plan your lessons to make the most of the literacy-science connection? Crossing Borders will challenge you to consider questions about the latest interdisciplinary-teaching methods—and to move beyond the easy answers.

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Designs for Science Literacy

Grades K–12

How can we balance ambitious national learning goals with diverse curricula in individual schools? This reassuring book covers the many possibilities involved in designing tomorrow’s curriculum and includes practical steps for improving the one you use today. Bonus: Designs on Disk, a companion CD-ROM with databases, background readings, and utilities to help with recommended designs.

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Science for English Language Learners: K-12 Classroom Strategies

Grades K–12

It’s a simple fact: To do your best with linguistically and culturally diverse students, you need a strong foundation in how best to teach both science and language. That’s why you need Science for English Language Learners. This comprehensive guide will expand your expertise in teaching science content and processes, in language development and literacy, and in inquiry-based teaching.

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