About this Grantee
By participating in the Children’s Literature New England Summer Institute, Ms. Hollowell, a science teacher, develops ideas for integrating children’s literature into science teaching. She then conducts workshops for colleagues on ways to use books from the district reading list, such asRobinson Crusoe
, to teach science concepts, including observation, measurement, and classification. Ms. Hollowell also offers workshops for parents and plans to write an article for a science teacher magazine.