The bestselling first edition of Science Notebooks inspired thousands of teachers to use science notebooks as a powerful way to help students reveal and develop their thinking about scientific concepts, engage in the work of scientists and engineers, and exercise language skills. Lori Fulton and Brian Campbell make the Second Edition even more valuable by showing how science notebooks support implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards as well as the Common Core State Standards for ELA.
Since 1990, Nancie Atwell and the faculty of the K–8 Center for Teaching and Learning have charged themselves with a mission. “Our job is to innovate for the good of children,” Nancie writes, “and then to pass along to other teachers the lessons we learn about instruction that makes a difference.” Systems to Transform Your Classroom and School makes CTL’s powerful innovations accessible to every teacher and administrator.
Lori Fulton is an Assistant Professor of teacher education at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. A former elementary teacher, she has been involved in the process of teacher change and professional development in the area of science for over 15 years. Lori received the NARST Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in 2013 for her work on writing in science.