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Teaching science through language

This morning, here at AAAS 2012, I'll be attending a symposium on "Teaching Science Through Language", organized by Anne Lobeck. The abstract: There is a need for highly effective science education and for more successful ways to teach scientific inquiry. Work on language can play an important role in developing the concepts and skills necessary for [...]
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Linguistics and Language Science at AAAS 2012

Academics / Linguistics : Language Log (3 years ago)

AAAS 2012 (the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) will take place February 16-20 in Vancouver. The business meeting of Section Z, Linguistics and Language Science, will be on Friday, Febr... Read Post

Gesture at 8:00 a.m.

Academics / Linguistics : Language Log (3 years ago)

Here at AAAS 2012 in Vancouver, this morning's 8:00 a.m. Section-Z symposium is "Gesture, Language, and Performance: Aspects of Embodiment", organized by Philip Rubin. The abstract: Communication, language, performance, and cognitio... Read Post

Late talkers in any language

Academics / Linguistics : Language Log (3 years ago)

The next symposium that I'm planning to attend at AAAS 2012 is "Late Talkers in Any Language: Finding Children at Risk Worldwide", organized by Nan Bernstein Ratner. The abstract: A major public health need worldwide is early identi... Read Post


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