Literacy for science

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How long is the training?

This online training involves two 90 minute sessions.

What will I learn?

  • Uses evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning science (physics, chemistry and biology).
  • Introduces active reading strategies with science texts.
  • Develops knowledge and strategies for teaching scientific vocabulary.
  • Introduces a framework for modelling and planning longer writing questions.

Who is the training suitable for?

  • Science teachers.
  • Middle leaders and department or faculty leaders.
  • Whole school literacy leaders or literacy co-ordinators.

What are the costs?

£1,200 for the 2 sessions.

How can I arrange a session?

For more information and to arrange a session, please email Marlene Vasquez-Cain: marlene.vasquez-cain@literacytrust.org