Building Scientific Ideas with Interactive Read-Alouds

Jan 30, 2024

This video focuses on how interactive read-alouds, a common practice in elementary schools, can be geared toward supporting scientific sense-making. See how students are invited to reason about specific pieces of content and ask questions of informational texts.

Video Transcript


Inviting students to interact with and thoughtfully question or critique information in texts can help them see themselves as active participants in scientific sense-making, rather than gatherers of known facts.

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