new generation of K-12 science standards

Get ready for NextGen Science

Recognizing that American K12 students have fallen behind foreign students in their grasp of scientific principles, educators have devised a new set of teaching guidelines that will radically change the way science is taught in classrooms across the United States—including recommendations that climate change and evolution be taught as core elements of scientific knowledge.

Survey: Districts Need Vision for Teaching Science, Math

NSTA Statement on Release of Second Public Draft of the Next Generation Science Standards

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, issued the following statement last week regarding the release of the second public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards.

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Deep Conceptual Learning: Creating Connections That Last

DCL is critical to students’ success in and out of the classroom.

Strengthening Support for Science

Funding and partnerships with higher ed institutions can help increase professional development resources.