Monthly Archives: March 2014

Can’t Miss Next Generation Science Standards sessions at NSTA14

The 2014 National Science Teachers Association national conference is coming up in Boston. If you’re attending, there’s a good chance you’re interested in learning more about the Next Generation Science Standards. With eleven states and the District of Columbia having … Continue reading

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Integrated STEM Education Should be a Lasagna, not a Smoothie

A new National Research Council report makes it clear that if we want integrated Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education to succeed, we need to start paying closer attention to what works and what doesn’t. Most importantly, not just … Continue reading

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Five Things Students Will Do More Often Thanks to the NGSS

How are the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) different from what has come before? One important change is the new list of┬áScience and Engineering Practices, which specify what students should be able to┬ádo as part of a strong science education. … Continue reading

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