Using iPads to Improve Literacy
in the Science Classroom
Paul Cancellieri - Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy
pcancellie...
What to Expect
What is literacy? Why is it my
job?
How can I reinforce it in my
science classroom?
What can iPads do to ma...
Literacy:
1. The ability to read and
write.
2.Competence or knowledge
in a specified area.
Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1: Cite specific
textual evidence to support analysis of science
and technical texts.
CCSS.ELA-Li...
Skill Strategy in Science
Decoding
vocabulary
Analyzing context, defining
terms, making flashcards
Summarizing
Identifying k...
Strategy in Science iPad App
Analyzing context, defining
terms, making flashcards
Identifying keywords,
synthesizing meaning...
Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
Quizlet Demo
Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
Subtext Demo
Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
Using iPads to Improve Literacy
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A short presentation about some iPad apps (Quizlet, Subtext) that can be used in Science classrooms to enhance literacy instruction

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  1. 1. Using iPads to Improve Literacy in the Science Classroom Paul Cancellieri - Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy pcancellieri@wcpss.net | @mrscienceteach
  2. 2. What to Expect What is literacy? Why is it my job? How can I reinforce it in my science classroom? What can iPads do to make this more effective/efficient? Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  3. 3. Literacy: 1. The ability to read and write. 2.Competence or knowledge in a specified area. Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  4. 4. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1: Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4: Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.10: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently. Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  5. 5. Skill Strategy in Science Decoding vocabulary Analyzing context, defining terms, making flashcards Summarizing Identifying keywords, synthesizing meaning Recognizing bias Researching sources, differentiating fact/opinion Making connections Activating prior knowledge, parallel thinking Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  6. 6. Strategy in Science iPad App Analyzing context, defining terms, making flashcards Identifying keywords, synthesizing meaning Researching sources, differentiating fact/opinion Activating prior knowledge, parallel thinking Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  7. 7. Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  8. 8. Quizlet Demo Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  9. 9. Subtext Demo Paul Cancellieri - July 15, 2013
  10. 10. Using iPads to Improve Literacy in the Science Classroom Paul Cancellieri - Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy pcancellieri@wcpss.net | @mrscienceteach

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