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NGSS Early Implementers

K-12 Alliance Teaching Learning Collaborative: Nuts and Bolts of a Lesson Study

San Diego Unified School District is one of eight districts and two charter management organizations across California participating in the CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative. One of the essential components of our work as part of the…
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NGSS - Early Attempts and Later Reflections from an Early Implementer Teacher

All of these thoughts and more swam through my head over three years ago when I began my journey into NGSS.
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So Many Questions

Whenever I think about teaching science in my second-grade classroom, I think about how curious my students are.
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Tools for Creating NGSS Standards Based Lessons

Think back on your own experiences with learning science in school. Were you required to memorize disjointed facts without understanding the concepts?
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Supporting and Enhancing NGSS Implementation: A Tale of Two Principals’ Efforts

Two principals. Two schools. One district. One challenge: What does a principal do to support teachers as they implement student-centered, phenomena-focused, inquiry-based science instruction based on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for…
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