Academic language impedes students’ ability to learn science, expert argues

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Middle and high school students who read fluently in English class and on the Web may find that they cannot understand their science texts.

Pamela D Lloyd‘s insight:

The title of this article is misleading. It’s not academic language that impedes the ability of students in their attempts to learn science, but the student’s inability to understand academic language and scientific terminology.

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