Maria C. Grant, EdD, is a professor in Secondary Education at California State University, Fullerton and she has authored numerous publications centered on science literacy, formative assessment, and reading. Mary K. Tedrow, M.Ed. NBCT is Director of the Shenandoah Valley Writing Project and has been a teacher for 25 years. Amy Roediger has been teaching science for 28 years and was recently recognized as a PAEMST award winner for Ohio. She also serves her district as an instructional coach and is an adjunct instructor at Lake Erie College. She blogs at aleverandaplacetostand.