Teaching with the Next Generation
Science Standards

Performance in Three Dimensions

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective K-8 Science Teachers: Starting with "Why"

Believing in Students' Words, Thoughts and Actions

The Growth Mindset

The Culture of Grit

Giving Immediate Helpful Feedback as Coach Not Expert

Traditional vs. Next Generation Standards and Pedagogy

A Next Generation Approach to Time and Resources

Should Teachers Be Gatekeepers or Coaches?

The Nature of Science and Engineering Under NGSS

Proof: Rigor with KnowAtom Get Results

Setting Accurate Expectations About Effort and Deliberate Practice

Creating an Environment Where Challenge Exceeds Skill

What Is Reasonable for Science Implementation and Sustainability?

How to Transition from 7-Year Textbook Adoptions to a Yearly Science Budget K-12

The Drawback of DIY Science Curriculum

Estimating the Time & Cost of New Science Standards

How the Release of Responsibility Timeline Plays Into Science

Are You Testing Your Next Gen Science Materials?

Next Gen Science Curriculum Development Process

What to Expect in Next Gen Science Curriculum Development

Using Science Time-On-Learning Well

More Than a Task: Learning STEM

What Should We Budget for Time-On-Learning?

Planning for Grit and Growth

Grit is a Culture

Purposeful Instruction to Encourage Grit and Rigor

Encouraging Grit: Warm, Demanding, Authoritative — But Not Authoritarian

Designing Curriculum to Instill Grit in Students

The Difference Between Entertainment and Engagement

Fixed Mindset Versus Growth Mindset

Classroom Challenges Create Career Readiness

Activities That Encourage Grit

Promoting Student Effort & Success With Goals

What is Science and Engineering Proficiency?

Psychological Awareness & Next Gen Education in the Classroom

STEM as a Cycle

Grit in the Classroom

Determination + Direction = Grit

KnowAtom Interview with iRobot CEO Colin Angle

Success, Higher Order Thinking Skills and Grit

Defining What Matters

Communicating Among Tribes

Understand Your Tribes

How to Approach Creating a Next Generation Classroom from Kindergarten On

What We Do In Classrooms Matters

Core Beliefs Unite Teams

Why Does School, Our School, My Classroom… Exist?

From "I Do, We Do, You Do" to "You Do, We Do, I Do"

Effective STEM Instruction Defined

The Growth Mindset Classroom: A Place for Validation or Challenge?

The Difference Between Growth and Fixed Mindset with NGSS

How to Introduce the Scientific and Engineering Process K-12

Evidence Statements: The Result of Classroom Experience

Applying ELA to Scientific or Engineering Explanations

STEAM, The Arts as Engineered Communication

The Next Generation Model of STEM Instruction

The Traditional Model of Science Instruction

Claim-Evidence-Reasoning in the Context of K-12 Science and Engineering

Science and Engineering Practices in NGSS

Differentiating Between Science and Engineering

Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, CEO of Ixcela, Talks Microbiomes and Women in STEM

What is the Relationship Between Schools and Neighborhoods?

How Should School Quality Be Measured?

Jennifer Berkshire: Five Key Debates

Many California Classrooms Slow to Adapt Science Curriculum

What Should the Relationship Be Between Charter Schools and District Schools?

Oregon to Align Science Testing in Next Generation OAKS

What is the Purpose of School?

Next Generation of Misinformation Connect Missouri Blogger & California Science Parent

New Jersey Educators Focus Summer on Fall Science Implementation

Embracing Vermont's New Science Standards

Illinois Science Educators Recognize Need for New Unified Curriculum

New Michigan Science Standards Change How Classrooms Teach Science

New Alabama Science Standards a Resource for A+ Curriculum

Classroom Resources Ready for New Arkansas Science Standards

Delaware Science Classrooms Align to New Standards, Testing Lags

Classrooms Prepare to Align with New Connecticut Science Standards

DC First in the Nation Testing Next Generation Science Classroom

New West Virginia Science Standards: Mining for Uncertainty

Kentucky's New Science Standards Inspiring Resources for Students and Teachers

Classrooms to Reflect New Hawaii Science Standards

Court Rejects Challenge to New Kansas Science Standards

Data Results: Urban Schools in Massachussetts' Lynn District Try the Next Gen Science Approach

Releasing Responsibility for an Effective Student Learning Experience

Building Curriculum that Prepares Students for Careers in STEM

Effective Curriculum Helps Students to Learn as Scientists & Engineers

Defining Effective STEM Instruction

Closed-Loop Communication: Key for Successful Transition to NGSS

Critical Milestones for the Release of Responsibility in an NGSS Classroom

Steps to Create a Science Inquiry Environment in an NGSS Classroom

What Student Science Test Data Represents

Next Generation Science Standards Could Refocus Standardized Testing

Resources for Alignment: Primary Evaluation of Essential Criteria (PEEC) and EQuIP Rubric

Acheiving True Next Gen Science Resource Alignment

Traditional vs. Next Generation Models of Instruction

Dr. Stephen Immerman: Where Art, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Connect as STEAM

Redefining "Museum": A Fireside Chat with Dr. Carol Tang of the Children's Creativity Museum

Why a STEM Career? A Conversation with KnowAtom Alum Joshua Lederman

STEM Squared Summit Guest Innovator: Corky Newcomb

STEM Squared Summit Guest Innovator: Dr. Beth Marcus

STEM Squared Summit Guest Innovator: Jim Starkey

STEM Squared Summit Guest Innovator: Lewis Athanas

STEM Squared Summit Guest Innovator: Mark Gelfand

Sean O'Reilly, Innovator in 3D Printing, Talks STEM Innovation

Making the Change to Next Generation Science Standards: Scott Morrison

Video Game Innovator & Entrepreneur Vicky Wu-Davis Talks about STEM

5 Key Pivots Required to Meet the Goals of NGSS

The Innovation of STEM Readiness Levels

NGSS as a Hallmark Innovation in Science Instruction

Leading Effectively: Recovering from Mistakes, Closing Communication Loops & De-Escalation

Are School Leaders Tribal Leaders?

Defining What Matters: How We Go About Our Work as Teachers

Questioning Value: Why Your School Exists & Why Teaching Matters

The NEW Definition of Effective STEM Instruction

The Role of Students, Teachers, & Content Under Next Generation Science Standards

How Closed-Loop Communication Helps Teaching and Learning Science

Understanding What the NGSS Are Asking For

Student-Centered Instruction: Central to the Next Generation Science Classroom

The Difference Between Standards and Curriculum in 3 Dimensions

What Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Really Are

Overlap with Common Core ELA & Math

Science and Engineering Practices

A Brief History of Next Generation Science Standards

Similarities and Differences Between NGSS and CCSS

Communication in School Tribal Cultures

An Introduction to Tribal Leadership, Part 2

An Introduction to Tribal Leadership, Part 1

Massachusetts Adopts Next Generation of Science, Technology, and Engineering Standards for K-12

NGSS Standards and NGSS Curriculum

5 Key Things to Look For When Analyzing STEM Tasks

How to Approach Structure in STEM Instruction

Student Readiness: Establishing Background Knowledge

Students Learning as Scientists and Engineers

In the Know: Why Science and Engineering Practices Matter

Developing Curriculum for the Next Generation Classroom

Was STEAM Involved in Picasso's Guernica?

Making Sense of the 3 Dimensions of NGSS

Young Americans in STEM: From Recession to Optimism

Expanding the Maker Movement with STEM

New Approaches in STEM Instruction Change What Students Learn

Where do NGSS and ELA Standards Intersect?

Questioning the Need for Next Generation Science Standards

One Child Shares His Passion for STEM and Life

Student's Perspective: What's Missing in the K-12 STEM Classroom?

Are You Modeling a STEM Mindset?

STEM that Competes with the Street

Comeback Cities: How STEM can boost the economic recovery

Expanding community schools through STEM

Using STEM to Unlock the Potential of Rural Classrooms

Girls and Women in STEM: Enhancing Equality and Opportunity

Cultivating a STEM Learning Ecosystem

Why is Alignment More Difficult with Next Generation Science Standards?

Help Wanted: How to Onboard Parents Early with STEM

Where can philanthropy make a difference in STEM education?

7 Habits of Highly Effective STEM Teachers

Should Every Student Learn STEM?

5 Reasons Interactive Science in Schools Gets the Best Results

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore STEM Curriculum

What Should I Look for in a Quality STEM Curriculum?

4 Things Steve Jobs Can Teach Us About Inquiry-Based Learning

16 Questions You Should Always Ask Before Buying a STEM Curriculum

9 Things You Should Know About Next Generation Science Standards

STEM Grants for Teachers: Where Can I Find Them and How Do I Apply?

8 Things About Inquiry-Based Learning You May Not Have Known

6 Tips for a Better 5th Grade Science Curriculum

3 Ways the Common Core Meltdown Can Help Your NGSS Implementation

7 Ways Science Classes Will Change This Year Because of NGSS

STEM Industry Wants Employees Who Can Think

How to Spot a Teacher in the Grocery Store

Tech for Teachers: Hour of Code

What Can American Science Teachers Learn from "Smarter" Countries?

5 Tips to Prepare for Your First Classroom Observation

Tech for Teachers: Better Presentations With Prezi

7 Common Lab Accidents (And How to Avoid Them)

Explore the 3 Dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards

Managing Expectations: How to Bring Parents Back to Reality

7 Tips For Successful Small Group Student Lab Work

3 Ways Next Generation Science Standards are Different

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