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The Learning Conference 2003

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Teaching Elementary Science to English Learners: Effective Instructional Strategies

Beatrice Gibbons.

Research-based instructional strategies effective for the teaching of elementary science to English Learners will be presented and discussed. Workshop attendees will participate in a hands-on, minds-on elementary science activity, where the presentor will model instructional techniques appropriate for English Learners.


Beatrice Gibbons  (United States)
Assistant Professor
School of Education
California State University, Bakersfield

Dr. Beatrice Gibbons is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at California State University, Bakersfield in Bakersfield, California, U.S.A. Dr. Gibbons conducts research in the area of teaching science to English Learners, and prepares preservice teachers to teach
children in grades kindergarten through sixth grade in Kern County, California, an area populated by high percentage of Hispanic, English Learners.

  • Elementary Science
  • English Learners
  • Instructional Strategies

(60 min Workshop, English)