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Re: [EASCI] Digest Number 49

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  • Yvette Laughlin
    Does this book The AAAS book Science for All Americans and Benchmarks for Science ... Thanks, Yvette ... From: missy talley To:
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      Does this book "The AAAS book Science for All Americans and Benchmarks for
      Science
      >Literacy" help with misconceptions?
      Thanks,
      Yvette

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: missy talley <matalley@...>
      To: <EASCI@egroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 9:10 AM
      Subject: Re: [EASCI] Digest Number 49


      > I am an EA/sci candidate and mailed my box Monday. Yippee!! I feel like
      I
      > did my very best for the portfolio but I'm scared to death about the
      > assessment exam. I have NO experience in Earth Science or Physical
      Science.
      > I have taught Life Science for nine years. I am confident in this area
      > but don't know where to start to prepare for the AC. My content knowledge
      > for earth science is limited to what I remember from eighth grade (many
      > years ago). Although I am certified to teach chemistry, I have no
      > experience actually teaching physical science.
      > I plan to begin an intense study of earth science and physical science
      using
      > books, videos, etc. that are available from the school's science
      department.
      > Once I feel more confident in my own knowledge level, I will begin
      reading
      > the books that have been mentioned on this list serve about
      > "misconceptions", "assessments", etc.
      > Am I on the right track?
      > Anyone out there have any recommendations that may help me in this
      process?
      > I feel like I am a great Life Science teacher but I really don't have the
      > content knowledge that I need to be successful at the AC.
      > I really appreciate the information that has already been posted
      (especially
      > the titles of the books).
      > Thanks for any help/advice.
      >
      >
      >
      > >From: EASCI@egroups.com
      > >Reply-To: EASCI@egroups.com
      > >To: EASCI@egroups.com
      > >Subject: [EASCI] Digest Number 49
      > >Date: 12 Apr 2000 07:04:03 -0000
      > >
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      > >Message: 1
      > > Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 07:36:12 -0500
      > > From: jsaia@...
      > >Subject: Re: Getting Ready for the AC
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      > >You're on the right track with your list of books, and I can help... I am
      > >also a curriculum writer for a project called Envirotacklebox which is
      put
      > >out by our local PBS station. We based one of our modules (with
      permission
      > >from NSTA) on the Decisions Based on Science Book. I also studied the
      > >Science Misconceptions book when I was getting ready for AC last year,
      and
      > >it helped a lot. It is only physical science, though...try to also find
      > >something which covers biology. Some other sources I looked at included
      > >the AAAS book Science for All Americans and Benchmarks for Science
      > >Literacy. Let me know if I can help!
      > >Jill
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