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Reading Apprenticeship at TCC: Modeling

TCC faculty guide about reading apprenticeship resources and techniques

Modeling - Definition and Use

Using a document reader or overhead projector, show students “how” you read text in your field. Focus on the signposts and the specialized use of language and structures that help you decode, decipher, and make meaning.

RAT Tracks Tip Sheet - Modeling from Renton Technical College


Model what you want your students to do. This is a short, simple video - likely for high school students in a beginning biology course. It shows the instructor modeling Talking to the Text, working his way through a short piece of text, making his thoughts visible on paper.

Source: "Glycolysis - General Talking to the Text" by, Standard YouTube license

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