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.
Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers
Explore ways to create a literacy-rich summer for kids, including struggling learners.
See how one teacher creates a community of writers in her classroom.
Learn more about effective classroom strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read.
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.