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We’ve Only Just Begun

We’ve Only Just Begun

CA NGSS adopted! California Science Framework written! Instructional materials State approved! California Science Test (CAST) Assessment results are on their way! We are done! Wouldn’t it be wonderful if that combination of reality and pixie dust…
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Reviewing NGSS Instructional Materials with a Lens for Equity

Reviewing NGSS Instructional Materials with a Lens for Equity

There’s a lot of discussion around instructional materials and what materials adoption you should be going through right now. In my opinion, the best part of an adoption process is the professional learning around the standards as seen with the CA…
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CA NGSS TIME: California’s Toolkit for Instructional Materials Evaluation

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Science Instructional Materials: What to Do Between Now and January 2019

The time is finally here, that moment you have all been waiting for: the State of California is moving forward with the K-8 science instructional materials adoption process
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The Williams Act and You - A Love Story

Wherein science teacher meets legal requirement for student instructional materials, the teacher is baffled and bewildered by the legal requirement for student instructional materials, teacher and legal requirement for student instructional materials…
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