Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Webinars and Training Presentations
A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas Webinar - April 4, 2012
|Webinar Video (Total running time: 50:26)|
|1:25||Need for Improvement in K-12 Science Education|
|6:40||New Vision for K-12 Science Education|
|16:45||Organization of Framework Dimensions of the Framework|
|18:42||Scientific and Engineering Practices|
|41:50||Connections to CCSS Literacy|
|43:41||Framework Guidance for Development of Next Generation Science Standards|
|47:43||Public Release and Review of Draft Next Generation Science Standards|
- Webinar Video (Total running time: 11:48)
Presented by Dr. Carol Baker,
President Illinois Science Teachers Association
Member of NGSS Writing Team
District 218 Curriculum Director Science & Music
- What Does NGSS Mean to Me? PDF format
This presentation can be used as an introduction to NGSS as well as a multi-session in-depth study of NGSS. The audience for this workshop is teachers and administrators.
- Understanding the Framework PDF format
Work produced by the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS), this presentation can be used as a 2-day presentation with embedded activities and discussion points. This presentation can be shortened to a one day workshop. The primary audience for this workshop is teachers and administrators, but could also be used for groups of interested parents, business and community organizations.
- Building Capacity in State Science Education (BCSSE)
BCSSE is a project of the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS) designed to provide sustained professional development for state science supervisors to gain fluency and utility with the NRC Framework, create communication tools to disseminate key messages from the Framework to multiple state-based audiences, and develop a state-based strategic plan for work with the Framework and dissemination and adoption of NGSS. There are several resources available from this site.