Maria C. Grant

Maria C. Grant

Maria C. Grant, EdD, is a professor in secondary education at California State University, Fullerton. She has authored numerous publications centered on science literacy, formative assessment, and reading.

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Maria C. Grant

Maria C. Grant, EdD, is a professor in secondary education at California State University, Fullerton. She has authored numerous publications centered on science literacy, formative assessment, and reading and has written articles for Educational Leadership and the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

Additionally, she is coauthor of Reading and Writing in Science: Tools to Develop Disciplinary Literacy with Dr. Douglas Fisher. Dr. Grant teaches courses in the credential and graduate programs at CSUF and conducts professional development with teachers at various schools across the country. She is currently director of the Secondary Teacher Education Program and leads the Literacy Summer Seminar Series and the intern program at CSUF.

She earned an EdD at the University of San Diego/San Diego State University (joint doctoral program) and an MA in curriculum and instruction at San Diego State University. She earned a BA in geological sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Presentation titles by Maria C. Grant

  • Talking and Writing About Science Data
  • Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists: Strategies Aligned With Common Core and NGSS
  • Disciplinary Literacy: Teaching Students to Read Content-Based Texts
  • Advancing Critical Reading: What’s Involved in Closely Reading a Text?
  • Creating an Environment for Talking and Collaboration: Guiding Students to Tackle CCSS Using Productive Group Work
  • Integrating Science and Literacy Instruction
  • Inquiry Instruction and Science
  • Formative Assessment
  • Literacy and Argumentation (Argumentative Writing)
  • Reading in the Content Areas
  • Understanding the Common Core State Standards
  • Common Core Standards–Based Instruction: Supporting Students in Becoming Productive Participants in Conversations
  • Common Core Standards–Based Instruction: Supporting Students in Becoming Content Area Writers
  • Common Core Standards–Based Instruction: Supporting Students in Becoming Content Reader
  • Constructed Responses, Argumentative Essays, and Other Forms of Writing