Many adult literacy teachers have been worried by the idea of teaching science. Because so many of us are generalists, we may not have had much opportunity to study the physical sciences ourselves, and may not be very comfortable with the high-emphasis areas of life science, earth science and space science. For many of us, we will need to learn the content while also considering the best way to present it to our students. Talking and planning with other teachers as we prepare to teach science can help us face this challenge. We suggest these PD activities for exploring the Framework lesson plans in Science: Matter & Energy.
Read the full Professional Development Recommendations: For Science document.