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  • Preparing Teachers for Three-Dimensional Instruction

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    It’s not enough for teachers to read through the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and correlate their content to the established curriculum. Teachers must prepare to make the vision of the NGSS come alive in…

  • NSTA Standards for Science Teacher Preparation

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    NSTA Standards for Science Teacher Preparation The NSTA/ASTE 2020 Science Standards for Teacher Preparation are now effective. These standards are intended to be used by science teacher preparation programs in preparing for accreditation or program design. These standards can also serve as a guide for state agencies…

  • Preparing Teachers for Three-Dimensional Instruction (Book Sample)

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    It’s not enough for teachers to read through the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and correlate their content to the established curriculum. Teachers must prepare to make the vision of the NGSS come alive in…

  • Preparing Teachers to Successfully Implement the Three Dimensions of the NGSS

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    This chapter, by David T. Crowther and Susan Gomez Zwiep, briefly outlines the challenges faced by leaders seeking to design and execute professional development that enables science educators to successfully implement…

  • Washington State’s Science Assessment System: One District’s Approach To Preparing Teachers And Students

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    This chapter describes how elementary science staff in the Seattle Public Schools extended the district’s infrastructure and support system to help teachers prepare their students for the state assessment tests (…

  • Leading Through Collaboration: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Preparing Future Teacher Leaders in Science Education

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    This chapter addresses how to create a community of minority science teacher leaders who are not only committed to teaching in urban schools, but also to helping close the achievement gap, especially in the area of…

  • Preparing Preservice Teachers

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    One way to improve teacher retention is to adequately prepare preservice teachers while they are enrolled in professional teacher education programs at colleges and universities. In a model developed at Towson…

  • For Teachers and Administrators

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    For Teachers and Administrators Understanding Next Generation Science Standards The Next Generation Science Standards emphasize the use of science and engineering practices to teach critical science content and introduce the concept of three-dimensional learning. Start with some basics about…

  • The Prepared Practitioner: Supporting New Teachers

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    New school years bring new challenges, students, lessons, and colleagues. Some teachers at your school may be just starting out with their first teaching job. Looking ahead to a new school year is a great time for all…

  • Curriculum Integration: Preparing Prospective Teachers

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    This article describes a science methods course that prepares preservice teachers to integrate a curriculum around thematic units. The project enables students to pull together standards, specific content, teaching…

  • Linking General Education and Science Teacher Preparation

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    This educational project involves prospective science teachers in implementing a natural science course for nonscience majors. The model creates a space for nonscience majors to experience learner-centered teaching…

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