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No More Science Kits or Texts in Isolation
Teaching Science and Literacy Together

Using research as their guide, Jacquey and Gina show you how to integrate science and literacy learning in a way that reflects the authentic ways scientists work and increases students understanding of both.

Inquiry Illuminated
Researcher's Workshop Across the Curriculum

Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis provide a structure for inquiry that's predictable, proven, and—most importantly—authentic. With their help you'll:

  • create irresistible investigations in science, history and social studies, or language arts
  • increase students’ independence and agency by gradually releasing responsibility for inquiry
  • effectively integrate literacy and content through strategies for comprehension and critical thinking.
A Teacher's Guide to the Multigenre Research Project
Everything You Need to Get Started
This ready-to-go resource for helping students create rich, dynamic multigenre projects give you all the tools you need to engage kids in reading, writing, and critical analysis across the curriculum.
The Stories of Science
Integrating Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening into Science Instruction, 6–12

The Stories of Science explores how the power of story can strengthen your instruction by weaving literacy into what you already teach. The strategies in this book will deepen content understanding and prepare students to be effective science communicators as well.

STEM Lesson Guideposts
Creating STEM Lessons for Your Curriculum
Teachers everywhere are being asked to integrate STEM into their curriculum. STEM Lesson Guideposts offers new tools, classroom examples, and a practical model to guide your planning. This book helps you understand, implement, and assess STEM learning.
Sharing Books, Talking Science
Exploring Scientific Concepts with Children's Literature
All books offer possibilities for talk about science in the illustrations and text once you know how to look for them. With Sharing Books Talking Science, you will have the tools and confidence to explore scientific concepts with your students.
Cultivating STEM Identities
Strengthening Student and Teacher Mindsets in Math and Science
Bring positive STEM identities to life in your classroom and watch your students develop the dispositions and habits of mind that will spark bright STEM futures. With Wendy’s guidance, you will learn how to embrace a growth mindset and model the curiosity, persistence, flexibility, and positive regard for STEM needed to design and facilitate rich STEM experiences for all students.
Writing in Science in Action
Strategies, Tools, and Classroom Video

Focusing on science topics that are accessible and familiar, Fulwiler uses carefully interconnected video episodes, student work, and detailed classroom vignettes to take the reader into individual classrooms with skilled teachers. Seeing her approach in action is a powerful teaching tool, and the online resources, used in combination with the practical text, takes Writing in Science to a whole new level. Seeing really is believing.

 

 
Reading Science
Practical Strategies for Integrating Instruction
Literacy skills are a critical—yet often overlooked—part of science instruction. In Reading Science Jennifer Altieri uses her extensive experience to show you how effectively science and literacy can be integrated. You'll find strategies you can use in your classroom right away and guidance for intentionally weaving literacy into science instruction throughout the year.
Teaching Science for Understanding in Elementary and Middle Schools
Teaching science is more challenging than setting up an experiment. Discover why developing understanding is essential in science education and explore practical suggestions for how best to engage students in activities that deepen their curiosity about the world and promote enjoyment of science.
Smarter Charts for Math, Science, and Social Studies
Making Learning Visible in the Content Areas
Learn how to make learning visible with truly effective content-area charts that support student engagement and independence. You’ll turn complex ideas into kid-friendly visuals, help children internalize content processes, and even increase your instructional time.
Science Notebooks, Second Edition
Writing About Inquiry
Learn how to use science notebooks as a powerful tool for helping students develop their thinking about scientific concepts, engage in the work of scientists and engineers, and exercise language skills—all while supporting the Next Generation Science Standards.
Systems to Transform Your Classroom and School
Nancie and her colleagues at the Center for Teaching and Learning have created a culture of deep engagement and excellence. Find out how they’ve combined smart, research-supported practices and rich community-building traditions to create an effective atmosphere for learning.
STEM Lesson Essentials, Grades 3-8
Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Get all the tools and strategies you need to design integrated, interdisciplinary STEM lessons and units that are relevant and exciting to your students. Learn to organize and deliver STEM instruction by purposefully weaving these four disciplines together.
Doing What Scientists Do, Second Edition
Children Learn to Investigate Their World
Novice teachers and those looking to refresh their practice will find support to help children explore, experiment, and figure things out in a scientific classroom. This book deftly translates the theory of inquiry-based science instruction into methods teachers can use.
The Essentials of Science and Literacy
A Guide for Teachers
Filled with practical strategies and thought-provoking ideas, this book invites you to explore the link between science and literacy—and how your current literacy instruction can be used to teach science to the benefit of learning and thinking in both domains.
Science as Thinking
The Constants and Variables of Inquiry Teaching, Grades 5-10
Beginning with the basics of science instruction—Inquiry, Big Ideas, Workshop, Assessment, Culture—this book shows how to build a teaching foundation that ensures all of your planning, lessons, and interactions spark students’ interests and support deep thinking about science.
Mathematics and Science for a Change
How to Design, Implement, and Sustain High-Quality Professional Development
Filled with advice and strategies, Mathematics and Science for a Change collects the wisdom of successful initiatives across the country into one concise guide to making successful change, helping you meet the most important objective of any change program: helping students learn mathematics and science better.
Questions, Claims, and Evidence
The Important Place of Argument in Children's Science Writing
Explore a new approach to science that engages students by linking literacy and inquiry. By replacing the lab reports of traditional instruction with the writing of real scientists, you may find that you and your students enjoy and learn from science more than ever.
Tools and Traits for Highly Effective Science Teaching, K-8
Discover what top-notch, learning-centered teaching looks like in science and how to help students move from competence to excellence. This research-based book shows teachers how to make powerful and effective practices part of their regular science instruction.
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