The Society for Technical Communication’s award-winning Technical Literacy Project adapts many real-world science instructions and descriptions for use in high-school science classes. These cases gradually build student writing skills by revising, correcting, or expanding scaffolded, sequenced text samples adapted from practical materials outside the classroom. Such structured technical-writing practice is especially […]
Here’s an activity that’s a fun way for students to practice listening to instructions and following them. All you need is a large TV in your classroom that can play videos, and a friend or family member from “back home” willing to help out. Explain to students that you have a “special guest” who’s going […]
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