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Columnist Paul Fain describes faculty opportunities to improve disciplinary literacy.
How can community colleges increase the numbers and broaden the diversity of students they successfully prepare for STEM careers? The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has just awarded SLI a three-year grant to involve hundreds of California community college faculty and administrators in helping to develop and try out new resources to answer that question. [Learn how your campus can participate…]
It’s the second week of school. Rob Cushman’s biology students have done a little reading and talking about scientific inquiry. They have sampled different genres of science text. They have tried out a couple of partner Think Alouds. Rob has introduced a metacognitive bookmark and metacognitive reading logs. To students, this Reading Apprenticeship stuff is WEIRD. “Mr. Cushman, How do we know this is working?” [Read more...]