ERIC Number: EJ573357
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
What Matters Most in My Science Class.
Purohit, Kiran Dilip
Voices from the Middle, v6 n1 p26-29 Sep 1998
Describes an eighth-grade science class in a school primarily of Chinese immigrant students of many languages and levels of education, where what matters most are learning English; developing community; and starting from the students' experiences, questions, and troubles. Argues that real learning happens as students feel accountable for asking good questions and for helping others to answer questions. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Second Language Learners. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096.