This module will bring an understanding of the high points of critical learning for LSSD science teachers in shifting practice to address Next Generation Science Standards. The activities included here are highlights of the experiences that secondary science teachers had in building a foundat…
Developing Early Mathematicians: Counting and Cardinality
Teachers will explore the Learning Pathways in Numeracy in the area of counting and cardinality to better understand early math development.
NGSS: Focus on Engineering
Gain an understanding of why engineering has been included in the NGSS and what core ideas point to engineering specifically.
Framework Chapter 3: Science and Engineering Practices
Become familiar with the 8 Science and Engineering Standards within NGSS.
Written Responses to Reading
Learn about different types of text dependent tasks students can do post-reading, inlcuding writing responses that utilize evidence.
Framework Chapter 1: Introduction to NGSS
Build an understanding of the vision behind the Next Generation Science Standards by collaboratively exploring key parts of the Framework.
Vertical Speaking and Listening Standards
Unpack the critical speaking and listening Common Core Standards to discover what your grade band expects and how it builds on previous expectations.
What do the Grammar Standards Say?
Examine the language standards. What is expected in your grade level? What are you building on?