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Curriculum Alignment and Science and Engineering Practices in the Classroom
Author(s):Davis, Victoria L.; Davis, Victoria L.
The release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in 2013 introduced educators to the three dimensions of science literacy, which are the (a) Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), (b) Cross-Cutting Concepts (CCCs), and ...
Development of a 5th Grade Ecology Unit about the Sagebrush Ecosystem Using Next Generation Science Standards, Place Based Education Principles, and English Language Learner Best Practices
Author(s):Fisher, Paige L.; Fisher, Paige L.
When developing science curriculum that incorporates the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), research has shown that it is important for teachers to adapt their units in order to provide context and meaning to what ...
Addressing Three-Dimensional Learning with Citizen Science Projects
Author(s):Lockwood, Meghan; Lockwood, Meghan
Citizen science, or the inclusion of non-professionals in scientific research, has been used for decades to increase scientific knowledge and involve citizens in problems affecting their communities. These projects can be ...
NGSS and Science Museums: How Learning Progressions Can Inform Field Trip Lesson Planning for Informal Science Centers
Author(s):Jablonski, Dorothy; Jablonski, Dorothy
Many states, including Wyoming, have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) or a very similar version of science standards. Research shows that in order to remain competitive in the field trip market, science ...
Informational Writing for Research Using Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards
Author(s):Litvinoff, Jamie; Litvinoff, Jamie
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) by many districts may leave teachers feeling overwhelmed and anxious about implementing the required standards. Through ...
Service, Science, and Standards: Using Restoration Service-Learning to Meet Science Standards
Author(s):Vogelheim, Charles W.; Vogelheim, Charles W.
Some organizations that conduct ecological restoration offer classrooms the opportunity to learn science concepts while working on ecological restoration projects through restoration service-learning (RSL) experiences. RSL ...
Convergence of A Framework for K-12 Science Education and Place-Based Education, The
Author(s):Herrboldt, Micah S.; Herrboldt, Micah S.
The goal of this literature review was to look at what the literature says about place-based methods and how they relate to A Framework for K-12 Science Education (NRC 2012) as well as the Next Generation Science Standards ...