Support materials for Ways into Science – What would you like to see?
I am currently developing on-line support materials for each of the books in my Ways into Science series which is aimed at five to seven year olds (Key Stage 1 in the UK and Kindergarten/Grade 1 in the USA).
There is a growing interest in on-line support for educational books. It helps readers develop and use their computer skills at the same time as they develop their skills in reading and using book features such as the contents list, glossary and index.
Over the coming weeks each book in the series will receive its own set of support materials. This comprises a short film with a stop and chat sheet to use with it, a quiz, and an experiment report worksheet to use with activities in the books. All these will be freely available to download from my website.
The first two books to receive on-line support will be Plants and Everyday Materials. The materials will be found on the page dedicated to the Ways Into Science series, and will also be linked to from the Teacher Resources section.
This is an evolving project so I would really love to receive feedback from teachers and home-schoolers about what kinds of materials would most meet your needs in lessons.
So contact me at email@example.com and let me know what kinds of materials you’d like to see.
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