Literacy: Science & Social Studies

Secondary Teachers

UPDATED: Professional Development to Increase Literacy in Content Areas, NEW Starting Date

Information and strategies will be presented enabling secondary Science AND Social Studies teachers to...

  • implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Literacy,
  • prepare students for success on ACT and future Common Core related assessments,
  • embed researched-based instructional strategies with the Next Generation Science Standards Science and Engineering Practices,
  • embed research-based instructional strategies with the Michigan Social Studies Content Expectations.

During these sessions teachers will learn specific instructional strategies for teaching reading and writing strategies and processes, work with text sets and text structures, and collaborate with other teachers to add resources to a resource repository.

Participation Details

Audience: Secondary Science and Social Studies


Friday, January 30, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $150, includes materials and lunch

SCECHs: SCECHs available pending approval


Friday, Jan. 30th 2015 at 8am

2413 W Maple Ave

Flint, MI

Erwin L. Davis Education Center

Genesee Intermediate School District

This is the first of three dates.

  • Friday, 1/30/2015, 8:00 AM-2:30 PM
  • Friday, 2/20/2015, 8:00 AM-2:30 PM
  • Thursday, 3/26/15, 8:00 AM -2:30 PM


Contact Information: Lisa Hook via or (810)-591-4876

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