Charlottesville, VA -- Nov. 26, 2007 -- As science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education reform continues to be a high priority, educators are striving to find ways to improve the science achievement of their students. One specific solution educators are focusing on is content area literacy. Students must understand at least 90 percent of written text in order to learn new science concepts through independent reading. Dynamic Literacy, a developer of vocabulary curriculum, offers educators a way to expand their students' science vocabulary through the WordBuild Vocabulary Development System.

Content area literacy, or reading to learn, is possible when students

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