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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 ofย Science and Engineering Practices, which specify what students should be able toย do as part of a strong science education. … Continue reading

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NGSS second draft: what now?

Now that the second draft of the Next Generation Science Standards has been released, we have a much better idea of what the final form of these standards will look like. The planned March 2013 release date presumably doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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