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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Presentations from Exploring the Overlap between “Literacy in Science” and the Practice of Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information: A Workshop
Session 1: Overview of Literacy for Science in the Standards
K-12 Education Standards and Literacy in Science
Brian Reiser, Northwestern University
Sue Pimentel, Student Achievement Partners

Session 2: Literacy for Science in Principle and Practice
Role of Literacy for Science: Panel Discussion
Sarah Michaels, Clark University, Elizabeth Birr Moje, University of Michigan, and David Pearson, University of California, Berkeley

What Do Teachers Need to Know about the Language of Science Text
Jonathan Osborne, Stanford University
Mary Schleppegrell and Annemarie Palincsar, University of Michigan
Catherine O’Connor, Boston University

Research-Based, Standards Aligned Instruction
Jacqueline Barber, Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading and Sherrie Roland, Grafton Village Elementary School,
Nancy Romance and Michael Vitale, Science IDEAS
LeeAnn Sutherland and Deborah Peek-Brown, Investigating and Questioning our World through Science and Technology

The Role of Oral and Written Discourse in Teaching and Learning Science
Susan Goldman, University of Illinois, Chicago and Cynthia Greenleaf, WestEd
Okhee Lee, New York University

Session 4: Science Literacy Demands on the Education System
Teacher Preparation and Professional Development
Elizabeth Davis, University of Michigan
Mark Windschitl, University of Washington and Lindsay Berk, Chinook Middle School, SeaTac, WA
Jean Moon, Next Generation Science Exemplar-Based Professional Learning System and Jocelyn Lloyd, Woodland School in Worcester
Aida Walqui, WestEd and Tanya Warren, International Newcomer Academy 
Brett Moulding, Partnership for Effective Science Teaching and Learning

Models for Supporting Literacy for Science
Kiran Purohit and Danielle Miller, New Vision Schools
Maria Santos, Oakland Unified School District
Sam Shaw, South Dakota Department of Education

These presentations were presented during the public workshop on December 9-10, 2013.  Statements in these presentations are solely those of the individual author, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by the Board on Science Education or the National Academy of Sciences, including the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, or National Research Council.

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