Making Time for Science

Olson, Joanne K.
November 2008
Science & Children;Nov2008, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p50
Academic Journal
The article offers strategies to increase instructional time for science. It suggests to conduct long-term investigations because science instruction does not have to begin and end in a single block of time. It recommends to overlap discipline which means that concepts in each subject are taught separately, but whenever possible, the skills in language arts or mathematics for students to practice. It also advises to employ science homework by assigning time in nature which can be an important way to build an experience base that you can use as a basis for science instruction.


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