ERIC Number: EJ577084
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Caught between a Rock and a Hard Place: A Natural Scientist Writes.
Owens, Caroline V.
Language Arts, v76 n3 p234-40 Jan 1999
Observes a 9-year-old third-grade student at home and at school. Reveals the disparity between Laura's highly contextualized knowledge of science and the school science curriculum. States that teachers do not value Laura's strong observational and analytical proclivities and that both she and her teachers think of Laura as an academic failure. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Revealing Language.