“To engage students in writing activities about content is to engage students in learning that content—that is, in the self-monitored planning, concept-building, and reviewing necessary to build new knowledge.” 1
Writing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) classrooms helps students to work through their scientific thinking, address the logic of their ideas, and deepen their learning of new concepts.
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STEM Writing Resources
1. Bangert-Drowns, Robert L., Marlene M. Hurley, and Barbara Wilkinson. "The Effects of School-Based Writing-to-Learn Interventions on Academic Achievement: A Meta-Analysis," Review of Educational Research 74, 1 (2004): 29-58. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3516060.