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Shifting to the NGSS

Elementary teachers are invited to join this online book study—taking place in Feb. & March—to enhance knowledge and understanding of the NGSS.


Making Sense of Three-Dimensional Teaching and Learning

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is the site of this Feb. 12-13 workshop where you will develop a deep understanding of the three dimensions.


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This monthly e-newsletter delivers timely information, insights, resources, and PD opportunities on NGSS and three-dimensional instruction.

NGSS in the News

November 29, 2018

Developing Critical Thinking Skills Through STEM

Critical thinking skills have become a top priority over recent years. Educators and employers are well aware of the importance of being able to really think, rather than just memorizing knowledge and procedures. The Next Generation Science Standards recognize this ...

November 29th, 2018

Minnesota Proposes Teaching Climate Change as Human-Caused

Minnesota’s draft science education standards include language that would require state students be taught that climate change is a human-caused phenomenon — the first time such guidelines would finger human activity as the driver behind global warming ...

November 15th, 2018

Science Unplugged

NGSS tasks students to redesign, rebuild and tweak projects as many times as it takes, and to explore open-ended questions. Wyoming Junior High started using the MiSTAR curriculum as a pilot program last school year ...