Science Literacy Standards Grade 6-12
For school or district training in best practices for integrating literacy into science instruction, please contact Sandi Yellenberg.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
2nd Draft expected for public review and comment in November, 2012
To learn more about the over-arching ideas included in these standards, go to http://www.nextgenscience.org and click the box “Next Generation Science Standards” above the picture.
A Framework for K-12 Science Education
The Next Generation Science Standards are based on A Framework for K-12 Science Education.
Follow this link to read or download this document for free. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13165
NSTA (National Science Teachers Association)
This 34 page free NSTA resource provides a summary of A Framework for K-12 Science Education.
Read and download at http://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/9781936959778&lid=ngss
Curriculum Leadership Council (CLC)The goal of the Curriculum Leadership Council is to build district and school leadership capacity to improve teaching and learning. Participants will develop leadership skills; understand national, state, and county initiatives; interact with current research; and receive professional development focusing on best practices.
Additional Trainings - Customized trainings for your district or school are available in the following areas:
- Common Core Standards - General Overview
- Common Core Standards - What do These Look Like in a Science Classroom?
- 21st Century Skills
- Project/Problem Based Learning
- Academic Language across the content areas for K-12
- Content for teachers K-5
- English Language Learners in Science
- Differentiated Instruction
- Abby Sobrato Science and Sustainability Center at Walden West
- Guadalupe River Parks & Gardens
- Happy Hollow
- Hillier Aviation Museum
- The Tech Museum
- Youth Science Institute
Date last updated: March 5, 2013