What we all need to start learning how to use by 2015...
Well, they are here, the next generation of science standards (NGSS
). This new set of standards are available for states to adopt. At the present time California will be adopting (current adoption and review timeline
) them but have the option to add or delete components. As administrators, teachers, parents and students, it would be a good idea to get to know these as soon as possible so that current curriculum maps can be overhauled, curriculum developed, materials and textbook purchased, and crucial staff development offered before students will be asked to master proficiency expectations (PE's) on state-wide standardized tests. With that in mind, here are some. For more information visit the departments "
Teaching The Next Generations Science