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PV STEMNet Announcement: Integrating STEM With Literacy
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- Subject: PV STEMNet Announcement: Integrating STEM With Literacy
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:25:15 -0500
This is PVSTEMNet event at UMass Amherst
Contact information is below.
Seminars are held at 4PM on the first and third Tuesdays of each
month during the academic year in Hasbrouck 138. Everyone is welcome; no
reservations are needed, and there is no charge. Parking is available in
the Campus Center Garage.
Trustee of the Noyce Foundation
Integrating STEM With Literacy
Literacy for the 21st century includes literacy in STEM as well as
cross-disciplinary skills in examining evidence and making arguments.
There is significant overlap among the Common Core Standards for English
Language Arts, those for Mathematics, and the Next Generation Science
Standards. However, as K-12 educators face growing demands and limited
time, most teaching still occurs in instructional silos. This
presentation will discuss opportunities for integrating literacy with STEM fromK-12.
From using science journals and scientific texts in reading lessons to
leveraging poetry, nonfiction, fiction, and even a musical to illustrate
STEM concepts, we will explore a range of curricular and informal
learning resources and ideas.
STEM Ed Institute
237 Hasbrouck Lab, Umass
Amherst, MA 01003
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