Formal and Informal Scientists' Meetings: Exploring Circles of Dynamic Science and Literacy Learning

Joan Armon
Regis University, Denver, Colorado
Linda Morris
Jefferson County, Colorado, Schools

Participants in this session will learn about the purposes and distinctive characteristics of formal and informal scientists' meetings. After viewing video clips of classroom practices, examining student work samples, and trying out both types of scientists' meetings, participants will draft plans for embedding meetings in their own classrooms and schools. The session is intended for elementary classroom teachers, instructional coaches, content specialists, administrators, and teacher educators.

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