October 31st, 2013
In her new book, To Look Closely: Science and Literacy in the Natural World, veteran elementary teacher Laurie Rubin illustrates how nature study integrates critical thinking skills in science, language arts, and math while engaging kids with unforgettable learning experiences.
Teachers will find everything they need to get started and sustain units of study that invite inquiry-based scientific thinking. Immerse yourself with Laurie and her students and experience the rich sights and sounds of their outdoor experiences, journals, and classroom discussions. You’ll discover how the natural world can be a springboard to reading comprehension strategies as well as writing in a variety of genres.
To Look Closely gives you the perfect child-centered program for integrated learning that also cultivates students as future stewards of the natural world. You can now browse the entire book online now!