Teaching science in a three-dimensional learning environment often feels overwhelming. Many teachers ask us where to start. Here’s our answer: It depends. We give you two options here so you can choose your own adventure.
Many resources say that they are NGSS-aligned science curricula. Learn how to find out if it is really aligned or its just NGSS-washing.
In this solo episode, Nicole discusses 3 main ways that you can start to make the shift to the NGSS today. Nicole discusses getting to the heart of the instructional shifts without worrying about the NGSS jargon.
The changes in the Next Gen Science Standards can be overwhelming. Nicole and Erin break down the 5 biggest changes in this episode.
Adopting a curriculum is a major hurdle to overcome in the shift to NGSS. However, after the adoption, you might start to notice that the curriculum isn’t connecting with your students. We have found that it’s nearly impossible to create and NGSS Curriculum that is one size fits all. Read below to find out why and what you can do about it.