Next Generation Science Standards & STEM Education for K-8 Teachers
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Next Generation Science Standards & STEM Education for K-8 Teachers
What are professional development tips and best practices for implementing NGSS in my district?
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The strange new world of Nanoscience, narrated by Stephen Fry

Winner Best short film at the Scinema Science film festival 2010. Where and what is nano? How will it shape our future? Nanoscience is the study of phenomena...
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Very powerful, informative, and amazing video.  Well worth the 17 minutes to view.  See for the first time ever, an ATOM!

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Getting More Science Teachers to Model “Doing” Science

Getting More Science Teachers to Model “Doing” Science | Next Generation Science Standards & STEM Education for K-8 Teachers | Scoop.it
National Science Education Leadership Association
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Changing the teaching styles of veteran teachers is difficult if not impossible.  Put the time, effort, and money into training pre-service and novice teachers (what I call the first through fifth years of teaching) and you'll truly make a difference.

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TEKS Lesson: Solar System

Michael Wysession, a former Pearson author as well as a contributor to the development of NGSS standards, covers the TEKS in his lesson on the solar system! Use this as a classroom starter!
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Making Teaching “Obsolete” – A Modeling Success Story

Making Teaching “Obsolete” – A Modeling Success Story | Next Generation Science Standards & STEM Education for K-8 Teachers | Scoop.it
National Science Education Leadership Association
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The rewards of "letting go" and allowing student-led classrooms.

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The NSTA Reader's Guide to A Framework for K–12 Science ...

The NSTA Reader's Guide to A Framework for K–12 Science ... | Next Generation Science Standards & STEM Education for K-8 Teachers | Scoop.it
The Framework guides the writers of the forthcoming Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS); will influence curriculum, assessment, and teacher professional development decisions for years to come; and ultimately will help inspire new generations...
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TEKS Lesson: Lessons for 21st Century Science

One of Pearson's lead science authors demonstrates how a simple lesson can be taught to fit today's science classroom. He also discussed the role NGSS and the TEKS have on science and what teachers can do to make sure students are prepared!
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