Next Generations Science Standards
Chapter 1 Will Be Re-Written
Like most science teachers, I used to start my year with a unit on measurement and a unit on the scientific method.
Lessons Learned from the NGSS Early Implementer Districts
On March 31, 2017, Achieve released two documents examining some lessons learned from the California K-8 Early Implementation Initiative
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…
Priority Features of NGSS-Aligned Instructional Materials
Recommendations for Publishers, Reviewers, and Educators. The California Science Teachers Association and the science teachers associations of three other Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) west-coast states, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington,…
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!