For Teachers

The following resources may be helpful to classroom educators.

 

This infographic shows the Implications of the Vision of the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards.

 

This infographic shows that we've made major advances in science and technology and gained a better understanding of how students learn these subjects since last major standards revisions in the 90s.

 

NGSS Appendices A through M provide background and detail about the standards, along with some implementation models.

This fact sheet provides basic information about the Next Generation Science Standards.

 

This pdf provides an introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards.

 

The purposes of this document are to introduce principals to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and provide a general overview of the key instructional and conceptual shifts required by the NGSS. 

This document provides an overview of the structure of the Next Generation Science Standards. 

 

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

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 (PD).

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.