Wireless Generation today announced an agreement to collaborate with the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley and to license the highly effective science education program, Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading, that pairs early science learning and literacy. For more information, please read the press release (PDF).
Wireless Generation Announces Relationship with Lawrence Hall of Science
Lawrence Hall of Science Program Makes Reading and Science Child’s Play at Fresno Unified
This year Fresno Unified School District adopted Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading for 58 elementary programs, addressing the need to provide additional expository reading and writing experiences for 10,000 students afterschool.
Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading Sprout Literacy Together
ConnectEd Magazine, March 31, 2011— Jacqueline Barber (associate director of the Lawrence Hall of Science) and former Graduate School of Education Dean David Pearson join forces on Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading, an integrated science and literacy curriculum program.
Ending the Feud Between Science and Language Arts
El Cerrito Patch January 19, 2011 – A teacher in El Cerrito, CA shares her experience using Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading with her students.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, National Science Foundation, and Carnegie Corporation fund expanding the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading model to middle school.
Fall 2010 - Our team of developers is currently working on a comprehensive set of units for Earth, Physical, and Life Science at grades 6-8. This curriculum project emphasizes disciplinary literacy –reading, writing, and communicating in the discipline of science – and addresses the Common Core English Language Arts standards for Literacy in Science, as well as the National Research Council K12 Science Framework.