What role do reading and writing play in science? How does science support authentic literacy experiences for students? In this webinar, Jessica Fries-Gaither will discuss with us the reciprocal relationship between these two disciplines and examine strategies to support elementary students as they engage in integrated investigations.
Jessica Fries-Gaither is the Director of Studies and Lower School Science Specialist at Columbus School for Girls. She is the author of several award-winning books, including Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers: Using Nonfiction to Promote Science Literacy, Grades 3-5 and the children’s books, Notable Notebooks: Scientists and Their Writings and Exemplary Evidence: Scientists and Their Data.