NGSS Early Implementers
Shift Happens: Finding What Matters As a New Leader
For those of us who have found ourselves in a position where we recently left the classroom and are now leading the NGSS charge for our districts, it can be challenging finding one’s place.
Learning Across the Village: Planning K-12 Projects
It certainly takes a village to ensure that our students are learning about content that matters to them.
Finding My Student’s Motivation of Learning Through Engineering Tasks
It’s 8:02 and the bell rings. My students’ walk in and pick up an entry ticket based on yesterday’s lesson and homework.
Engineer Turned Classroom Teacher
I spent 18 years employed as an engineer.
Using Online Simulations to Support the NGSS in Middle School Classrooms
Middle school teachers in Kings Canyon Unified School District (KCUSD), a CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative district, have been diligently working on transitioning to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) integrated model for middle…