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Introduction to the NGSS (grades K - 12)
How will science education be transformed by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)? Join us to explore the principles underlying the NGSS. Gain experience with the Science and Engineering Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Disciplinary Core Ideas that comprise the new standards, and learn how to read those NGSS tables! This beginner’s-level overview will give you the tools and confidence to start preparing for the new standards.
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During this six-and-a-half-hour workshop, you will participate in hands-on activities and group discussions, some in mixed-grade groups and some with your same-grade peers. Get an introduction to the three dimensions of the NGSS, find out what a performance expectation is, and learn to read the NGSS tables. We promise, it's easier than it looks...
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Run your own Intro workshop!
Do you want to facilitate a version of this workshop for the teachers that you work with? Find facilitation guides and handouts in our NGSS Demystified teacher training toolkit.
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