Students learn science in their own words

MIAMI, FL–Fifth-grade student Leinsa McNally remembers pausing when she saw an unfamiliar word in her science book. What in the world is a hypothesis? she wondered. Then, on the very same page, Leinsa spotted the translation into Haitian-Creole: pansé. ‘I was like `Oh,’ ” the North Miami Elementary student recalled. “It made a lot more sense to see it there in Creole.” full story
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