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

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.

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

 

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.

"Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear." —

Judy Blume