Author Bio: Jo-Anne Lake
Jo-Anne Lake has explored approaches to helping children learn in imaginative ways for some 30 years as a teacher, consultant, and vice principal in Canada. Jo-Anne is the author of Imagine: A literature-based approach to science, and of Lifelong Learning Skills: How to teach today's children for tomorrows skills. Her most recent book is Literature & Science Breakthroughs.
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by Jo-Anne Lake:
- Literature and Science
- Science-focused literature serves as a catalyst to link skills emphasizing the development of the processes of science as a means of problem solving. Since strategies in learning to read and learning science are similar, children's literature can link these skills.
- The Inquiring Mind
- The construction of a world view is never complete. It continues throughout an individuals lifetime. Questions evolve from observing what is happening in the world around us. An important outcome of science activities is student generated questions.