The Art of Integrating Science and Literacy in the Elementary Classroom

The Art of Integrating Science and Literacy in the Elementary Classroom


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This book offers specific, practical examples of lab and classroom activities for K-5 teachers, so they can
readily meet both science and literacy standards. They can be used either as presented or as examples to
help modify activities that they already conduct with students. Lessons are included in physical science, life
science, and earth/space science for each grade level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781736612019
Publisher: National Safety Consultants, LLC
Publication date: 04/21/2021
Pages: 190
Sales rank: 457,879
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Shari L. Borenstein holds a Masters of Science in Elementary Education,
is certified pre-K – 8 and holds a 6th year Certificate in Reading from
Central Connecticut State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in
Communications/Music from Seton Hall University.
Shari taught first and fourth grades for 30 years in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
She also taught reading in East Hartford, Connecticut, supporting K-5
students in Literacy development.

Kathleen Brooks holds a Bachelor of Arts in Junior High School Education
from William Paterson University in New Jersey, and a Master of Science
Degree in Intermediate Upper Education, as well as a 6th Year Certification
in Educational Leadership, both earned at Southern Connecticut State
University. She has taught middle school science and mathematics in her
home state of New Jersey and middle school mathematics in Maryland. She
was a middle school science teacher for 25 years in Madison, CT and spent
10 of those years as a middle school science coordinator before retiring from
full-time teaching. She is currently an Science Education Specialist for Capitol
Region Education Council (C.R.E.C.) in Hartford, CT writing and editing
curriculum and providing professional development for teachers throughout the state.

Dr. Kenneth Russell Roy has been a science educator, K–12 administrator
and safety compliance officer for more than 50 years. In addition, he is an
experienced author and editor, with more than 400 published articles and 10
books dealing with laboratory safety. He has served in numerous leadership
positions for state, national, and international science education organizations.
He presently serves as the Director of Environmental Health and
Safety for Glastonbury Public Schools (Glastonbury, CT). He concurrently
serves as Chief Science Safety Compliance Adviser for the National Science
Teaching Association (NSTA) and Safety Compliance Officer for the National
Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA). Dr. Roy is also an
independent safety compliance consultant and advisor, working for professional organizations, school
districts, magnet schools, insurance companies, textbook publishers, state departments of education and
other organizations dealing with safety and science, technology/engineering education issues. He is an active academic researcher for Pennsylvania State University.

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