Thursday, May 07, 2009

NSTA Journal Article on After-school Science

The March 2009 issue of the NSTA elementary school journal, Science & Children, contains an interesting article about an after-school science lesson.  Sami Kahn notes some of the issues that make after-school science different from the school day: She is working with multiple grade levels (1-4); the group has 90 minutes for an activity, compared to 40 minutes during the school day; and, since students often miss the after-school class due to other commitments, activities need to stand somewhat alone.  This is a well written article, especially for conveying the value of an after-school setting to an audience of science teachers. 

Read the article for free at the NSTA website

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