Crosscutting Concepts: Outcomes From Action Research
Crosscutting concepts are the lens through which students can find connections across content.
Helping Students Become Science Language Learners with the 5E Model
In the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), we are working to prepare students to be critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and strong communicators—the leaders of tomorrow. Science is a core part of that.
Equity In a Time of Socio-Environmental Justice
Last month I had the opportunity to represent CSTA at the Governor’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. It was at an education satellite event that I met a college student, Max Jimenez. Her message to the adult educators and education…
Personalizing NGSS Learning Sequences for Your Students
Since the California State Board of Education’s adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in Fall of 2013, science educators across California have sought out curriculum to address the shifts they demand.
A Partnership Between Formal and Informal Educators Through Environmental Literacy
NGSS is about three-dimensional learning intended to have students work as scientists and engineers do: to explain phenomena and solve problems.