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STEM Literacy

Reading and writing occurs across the curriculum, including the sciences. Schools today are placing more emphasis on STEM: Science, Technology, Math and Engineering in the elementary classroom. Learn more about how to strengthen literacy, inquiry, and problem-solving skills, and how to connect kids with high-quality nonfiction and informational books. See also our Literacy in the Sciences section.

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Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers

Frank McCourt

Learn more about effective classroom strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read.

Explore ways to create a literacy-rich summer for kids, including struggling learners.

Steve Graham

See how one teacher creates a community of writers in her classroom.

 

Professional Development Webcasts

Professional Development Webcasts

Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.

"Reading is not optional." —

Walter Dean Myers