next generation science standards

Improving teaching and learning in the classroom should have been the focus of attention, not tests and charter schools. "Fast and dirty" solutions, such as pressuring teachers to raise test scores, were a mistake.
“We continue to oppose any falsification of climate change. This is not as egregious as the first attempt, but still wholly
“I want to believe that these are honest mistakes and the publishers will fix them,” said Rosenau. The NCSE report says, “We
Students who learn to be confident that their ability to "get smart" is not a fixed trait, but instead a malleable capacity that they can grow as a result of effort, are better able to engage in argumentation and persist through difficult intellectual work.
The group says the NGSS were used as a resource in the development of Oklahoma’s proposed science standards, but they were
Over time, as the little ones got used to the environment and people, they became more comfortable with expressing their ideas and goals.
While math and science are important tools for engineers and a way for us to attract many students to engineering, I can't help but wonder how many students we are losing along this narrow path.
Wyoming took an unprecedented step this week when the governor approved a budget that would prevent the state from reviewing
This is a critical time for one of the largest and most economically and culturally diverse public school systems in the country (if not the world).
Why aren't we creating policy to create professional learning experiences to arm teachers with a variety of techniques to engage students? Why aren't we debating policy to shift towards personalized and competency-based pathways to differentiate instruction for all students?
The Kansas education board this summer voted to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards by an 8 – 2 margin, despite the
Soon after the vote, Kentucky's governor said that he would implement the standards through his executive powers. The Next
With summer coming to an end, and back to school season fast approaching, now is the time for STEM educators, advocates and funders to champion the vital role that summer learning programs play in our efforts to improve year-round STEM education in California.
“I think that ultimately they will be adopted,” he told the Louisville Courier-Journal. “I don’t mean that there won’t be
Supporters and opponents of the Next Generation Science Standards sparred during hearings in Kentucky last week, as critics took issue with the standards’ teaching of evolution and climate change.
The new standards were developed with input from officials in 26 states –- including Kentucky –- and are part of an effort
Officials in Kansas previously helped craft the K-12 curriculum with the help of 25 other states and several national organizations
A new set of science standards released by Achieve, an educational nonprofit, could transform American science education -- if politicians can keep their distance. The "Next Generation Science Standards" took two years to create, and are the result of a drafting committee of 41 members -- including Nobel Prize laureates, National Research Council members, science education researchers and standards and policy experts.
The "Next Generation Science Standards" took two years to create, and are the result of a drafting committee of 41 members