Monthly Archives: June 2012

The "New" Emphasis on Practice

If you really want to understand the intentions of the Next Generation Science Standards, look no further than its published predecessor, the NRC’s “Framework for K-12 Science Education:  Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas.” Inside the front 100 pages of … Continue reading

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What Makes a Standard a Standard?

As we peer down the tunnel towards what those ‘in the know’ have shared will be the adopted Science, Technology and Engineering standards of Massachusetts by 2015, my thoughts have become increasingly drawn to how these new standards – officially … Continue reading

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