For Districts

The following resources may be helpful to district administrators and for planning at the district level.

This document provides an overview of the NRC Review of the NGSS.

This draft document is meant to help developers and reviewers of instructional materials answer the question: “do the materials contain or exhibit the essential features of a program aligned to the NGSS innovations?” The PEEC-Alignment document focuses on the innovations set forth in NGSS and their implications for full curriculum programs, and works together with EQuIP, which focuses only on lessons and units.

Phenomena are an essential part of implementing the NGSS. But what are phenomena, and how can they be used?

This Achieve document provides a summary of key findings from a survey on public attitudes toward science standards.

This National Research Council document provides guidance for schools and districts on how best to support teachers' learning and how to implement successful programs for professional development.

The Science Science Education Standards Comparison Tool supports administrators in comparing the differences, both in purpose and structure, between different sets of standards. 

This unique book portrays real teaching scenarios written by the teachers on the NGSS Diversity and Equity Team. The seven authentic case studies vividly illustrate research- and standards-based classroom strategies you can use to engage seven diverse demographic groups.

This document shows all NGSS performance expectations grouped by topic.

This video describes one example of bundling NGSS performance expectations within one course in high school. 

This video highlights a classroom example of teaching and learning about energy and matter across science disciplines for Grades 9-12.