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Next Generation Science Standards-Based Assessments Are Coming. How Should Teachers Prepare?

Ed Surge – Jane Jacobson

“Assessments based on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are coming to many states. To date, 18 states have adopted NGSS. Other states have or are adopting new science standards that are loosely based on or influenced by NGSS, and even those states who do not adopt the new standards may see their assessments shift to a more NGSS-like style. So, what is NGSS? The goal of NGSS is for every student, not just a future Newton or Einstein, to understand science. It assumes that every citizen needs scientific knowledge to thrive in a modern society.”(more)

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