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Deepening Reading Comprehension through STEM for Elementary School Educators

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virtual training

OSSE invites Science/STEM grades K-5 teachers and instructional coaches to participate in a professional development learning around deepening reading comprehension of scientific texts. In this session, participants will:

  • Explore methodologies for improving reading comprehension in support of the intersection between the Common Core English Language Arts and Next Generation Science Standards,
  • Engage with a research-based approach, Novel Engineering, in order to integrate engineering and literacy in the middle grades, and
  • Implement literacy skills using Common Core-aligned complex texts as the context for engineering problems.

Participants will receive two professional learning units for participating.

Pre-work: Participants will need to collect one bag of recyclables (at minimum five items) for the hands-on portion of the session. Recyclable items include but are not limited to: produce, food, and beverage containers, boxes, cans, paper, foil, envelopes, etc. In addition to collecting recyclables you will be sent pre-work that will require 20-30 minutes of your time.

For questions about this training, please contact Lauren Allen at [email protected] or Ashleigh Tillman at [email protected].