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Q & A Collections: Teaching Math & Science

By Larry Ferlazzo — July 07, 2013 1 min read

I’ll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past two years. You can see those collections from the first year here.

Today’s theme is on teaching reading and writing. Previous themes have been:

Student Motivation

Implementing The Common Core

Teaching Reading & Writing

I’ll be spending the summer organizing questions and answers for the next school year, and there is always room for more!

You can send questions to me at lferlazzo@epe.org.When you send it in, let me know if I can use your real name if it’s selected or if you’d prefer remaining anonymous and have a pseudonym in mind.

You can also contact me on Twitter at @Larryferlazzo.

Anyone whose question is selected for this weekly column can choose one free book from a variety of education publishers.

And, now, here’s a list of all my posts related to related to teaching math and science:

1. Several Ways to Become Better at Teaching Math

Math educators José Vilson, Shawn Cornally and Dan Meyer contribute their responses.

2. Several Ways to Become Better at Teaching Math -- Part Two

Bob Peterson and Eric Gutstein offer an excerpt from their book, Rethinking Mathematics, Gary Rubinstein contributes an excerpt from his book, Beyond Survival.

3. A Nobel Laureate Writes About Becoming A “Science Coach”

Dr. Carl Wieman, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2001 and well-known for his advocacy of cooperative and engaging methods for teaching science, shares his thoughts.

4. Teaching Science by ‘Thinking Big’ and ‘Being Audacious’

Linda Shore, director of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute, and high school science teacher Amy Lindahl offer their responses in this post.

5. Teaching Science By “Becoming A Learner”

High school physics teacher Frank Noschese, middle school science teacher Paul Cancellieri, and Steve Spangler, well-known teacher-trainer and creator of science multimedia tools, respond to the question here.

6. Teaching Science By Asking Questions

Middle school science teachers Marsha Ratzel and Paul Bruno share their responses in this piece.

I hope you’ve found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!

The opinions expressed in Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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