Science Assessment Update - Alternate Pilot Item Available
The training test for the California Alternate Assessment (CAA) for Science is now available on the CAASPP Portal CAAs Web page!
New CA Science Test: What You Should Know
Since the California State Board of Education (SBE) adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in 2013, CSTA and its partners across the state have tried vigilantly to get the message out that the NGSS are like nothing any of us have ever…
Read and Talk to Construct Science Knowledge
Teachers in Tracy Unified School District, a CA NGSS Early Implementation Initiative district, recently participated in a lesson study where they planned a lesson to explore the behavior of waves in an 8th grade classroom, and had the opportunity to…
Laying the Foundation: Our NGSS Journey of Getting Elementary School Students Ready for Middle School
Providing quality science instruction at the elementary level is an endeavor for many general education teachers.