2021 Maurice Hillman Essay Contest - April 2021

Archive: Transforming Science Learning: Don't Turn the Page Yet! May 20, 2020

Educator reading to children.Explore interactive reading strategies to engage students that connect children's books to the practices of science and engineering. 

These strategies are easy to do at home or with a virtual class!   Recommendations for books that incorporate the practices, help to illustrate STEM-like thinking, and connect science to literacy will be included.

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To view the presentation slides from the web seminar and related resources, visit the resource collection. Continue discussing this topic in the community forums.

Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I always enjoy learning more about literacy strategies and how to incorporate literacy across all subjects. I recently learned about the 5 E’s in my Teaching science class and enjoyed learning more about them."
  • "I enjoyed the information that was provided and how active and engaged the community were during the webinar."
  • "I love great books and there were many new science-based picture books that I had not heard of. I was also excited to learn about NSTA's two book lists - "Outstanding Science Trade Books for K-12" and "Best STEAM Books." Looking forward to digging into those lists for many more quality book ideas!"
  • "I loved the book recommendations. It gave me some ideas of how to blend science and reading education."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

For more information contact: webseminars@nsta.org


  Christine Royce

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