Literacy Strategies for STEM

Transferring literacy skills to subjects outside of English Language Arts is easily achieved when instruction is strategy-driven, explicit and consistently applied across subject areas.  In this e-course, participants will focus on informational text and non-fiction writing across multiple subject areas.  By analyzing non-fiction reading and writing in science and technical subjects, participants will understand and be able to resource supportive strategy for the consistent threading across grade-level content areas, genres, and learning styles.  Tools for implementation and scaffolding will be abundant.

Course Outcomes:
  • Learn research-based strategy for teaching and facilitating content-focused writing sessions in support of non-fiction text
  • Understanding of reading and writing genre as applied to specific science and technical disciplines
  • Facilitate comprehension and understanding through reading strategy and responsive writing