Integrating Science and Literacy in the Classroom

60 Minutes

Drawing the connection between language and science is easier than you might think! Join Reading and ELD Specialist and HMH Into Science author, Marjorie Frank, for an event that offers science instruction strategies, practices, and approaches that integrate active reading,writing, and communication strategies into the flow of science learning.

Attendees will learn about:

  • A variety of interactive activities
  • A rationale for integrating ELA experiences into science instruction
  • Processes and procedures for integrating ELA experiences into science instruction
  • A simple and straightforward hands-on activity that will be used as a launch point for a lesson plan

This event will be of interest to teachers and school leaders.

About the Presenter

An educator and linguist by training, a writer and poet by nature, Marjorie Frank has authored and designed a generation of instructional materials in all subject areas. Her other credits include authoring science issues of an award-winning children’s magazine, writing game-based digital assessments, developing blended-learning materials for young children, and serving as an instructional designer and co-author of pioneering school-to-work software. In addition, she has served on the adjunct faculty of Hunter, Manhattan, and Brooklyn Colleges, teaching courses in science methods, literacy, and writing. For HMH Into Science™, she has guided the development of their K–2 strands and their approach to making connections between NGSS and Common Core ELA/literacy standards.

This series is intended for non US-based educators.