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  • Science Standards

    Page | March 2020

    Founded on the ground-breaking report A Framework for K-12 Science Education, the Next Generation Science Standards promote a three-dimensional approach to classroom instruction that is student-centered and progresses…

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  • NGSS for All Students

    NSTA Press Book | March 2015

    It’s challenging to teach science well to all students while connecting your lessons to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). This unique book portrays real teaching scenarios written by the teachers on the NGSS…

  • Translating the NGSS for Classroom Instruction

    NSTA Press Book | October 2013

    With the release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), you need a resource to help you answer pressing questions about how the standards fit with your curriculum, instruction, and assessments. Rodger W. Bybee…

  • NGSS Lesson Adaptations

    Journal Article | January 2019

    Generation Science Standards (NGSS Lead States … illustrating what it looks like for students to engage in NGSS science … we describe a set of science practice–based resources called NGSS …

  • Formatively Assessing NGSS

    Journal Article | February 2019

    Three models of formative assessment for addressing NGSS domains

  • Introduction To The <i>NGSS</i>

    Book Chapter | April 2013

    The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) consists of a series of standards for grades kindergarten through 12. In rather straightforward terms, the NGSS has only two specific purposes beyond its broad vision for…

  • From NGSS to Classroom Instruction

    Book Chapter | October 2013

    This chapter provides a context for translating standards into something understandable, manageable, and usable for those with the real task of teaching science. In the first sections, the chapter progresses from a…

  • Introducing the <i>NGSS</i>

    Book Chapter | May 2014

    The activities in this chapter provide an introduction to the NGSS. Activity 1 allows educators to explore the progressions of NGSS to begin understanding the structure of NGSS. Activities 2, 3, and 4…

  • The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, K-12

    NSTA Press Book | October 2014

    Since the release of the first draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), NSTA has been at the forefront in promoting the standards and helping science educators become familiar with and learn to navigate…

  • The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, Elementary School

    NSTA Press Book | October 2014

    Since the release of the first draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), NSTA has been at the forefront in promoting the standards and helping science educators become familiar with and learn to navigate…

  • The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, Middle School

    NSTA Press Book | October 2014

    Since the release of the first draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), NSTA has been at the forefront in promoting the standards and helping science educators become familiar with and learn to navigate…

  • The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, High School

    NSTA Press Book | October 2014

    Since the release of the first draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), NSTA has been at the forefront in promoting the standards and helping science educators become familiar with and learn to navigate…

  • Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 6–8: Structuring Lessons With the NGSS in Mind

    NSTA Press Book | September 2018

    Instructional Sequence Matters shows how to make simple shifts in the way you arrange and combine activities to improve student learning. It also makes it easy for you to put the NGSS into practice. After explaining why…

  • The Framework, the NGSS, and the Practices of Science

    Book Chapter | January 2017

    This chapter explicates the rationale for focusing on science and engineering practices and traces the development of this idea from earlier notions of inquiry in science. In going from the Framework to the Next…

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