Upcoming Webinar

Evidence-Based Argumentation in Science: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach

Webinar Date/Time: April 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM PT
Registration Deadline: April 25, 2018
Registration Fee: Free
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Sponsored by the Strategic Literacy Initiative and the Secondary Literacy Partnership.

This is the second in a webinar series that explores disciplinary literacy through three lenses: leadership, social-emotional learning, and evidence-based argumentation. The webinar will discuss how to, using the Reading Apprenticeship framework, socialize students into argumentation in the science classroom.

Who Will Benefit

  • School, district, and community college administrators, teachers, and teacher educators focused on supporting secondary students

What You Will Learn

  • How to use texts as resources for investigation
  • How to engage students in sense-making with science texts and representations in investigations of scientific phenomena
  • How interactive argumentation involved in sense-making with science texts supports disciplinary reasoning practices


  • Carolyn Aguirre, Teacher, Cesar Chavez Middle School, New Haven Unified School District (CA)
  • Willard Brown, Professional Development Associate, WestEd

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*Members of the Secondary Literacy Partnership are the California Department of Education, the Association of California School Administrators, the California Teachers Association, California County Superintendents Education Services Association, and the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd.

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