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Spark Science Learning Through Children’s Trade Books






Research points to the benefits to student learning that come from teaching reading in the content areas, such as in science class. The National Research Council noted in a summary report of their workshop Literacy for Science that “when students have a reason to read, a reason to learn terminology, and compelling and interesting content, […]

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Book Beat: August 2016






Tips for the First Days of School From engaging first-day activities to tips for setting a positive and supportive tone in science class, teacher-to-teacher advice is like Olympic gold at this time of year. NSTA Press authors offer lots of strategies and ideas to help you start the school year off right. Download these chapters […]

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