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Review Finds Big Impact on Teaching & Learning With KnowAtom Curriculum for NGSS

Jun 14, 2021 9:00:00 AM by KnowAtom Media

KnowAtom partnership brings transformational curriculum and professional development to K-8 classrooms

SALEM, Mass., June 14, 2021 ( - Bringing science to life with KnowAtom in a phenomena-based approach to hands-on science and engineering transforms both teachers and their students.

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Topics: Press Release, Professional Development, KnowAtom Science Curriculum, STEAM Curriculum, Next Generation Science Classroom Instruction, Formative Assessment

Research Shows New Attitudes About Learning Science Using KnowAtom's NGSS-Based Curriculum

Jun 9, 2021 10:10:30 AM by KnowAtom Media

SALEM, Mass., June 9, 2021 ( - Research from Dr. Tracy L. Waters at Northeastern University highlights the changing attitudes, instructional practices, and achievement levels that resulted from the implementation of KnowAtom's Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-designed curriculum. She evaluated KnowAtom curriculum implementation by elementary and middle school science teachers. The KnowAtom curriculum is designed to help teachers connect students with phenomena-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning opportunities.

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Topics: student results, Press Release, Professional Development, NGSS-Designed Curriculum

Research-Based Science Curriculum Improves Outcomes for Students and Teachers

Jun 7, 2021 9:05:00 AM by KnowAtom Media

SALEM, Mass., June 7, 2021 ( - When science curriculum integrates research-based methods and teacher partnerships, it creates a clear path for putting ideas into action in the classroom and improving overall outcomes. KnowAtom, curriculum designed for the Next Generation Science Standards, delivers a shared platform for best practices that goes beyond a product into a partnership for next-generation teaching practices.

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New Science Standards Improve Learning Outcomes, Teaching Practices and Professional Development Opportunities

Jun 1, 2021 9:28:00 AM by KnowAtom Media

KnowAtom brings Next Generation Science Standards to U.S. elementary and middle school science classrooms.

SALEM, Mass., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Science curriculum in some schools has come a long way from rote memorization and lectures. In fact, today's Next Generation Science Standards are transforming science classrooms across the United States, welcoming in better test results, teaching practices and professional development opportunities along the way.

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Topics: STEM / STEAM, KnowAtom Science Curriculum, NGSS-Aligned Curriculum, science education

Research Highlighting Success of KnowAtom Curriculum Shapes Adoption of Next Generation Science Standards Nationwide

May 28, 2021 9:39:00 AM by KnowAtom Media

SALEM, Mass., May 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An evaluation of KnowAtom curriculum implementation by elementary and middle school science teachers showed changing beliefs and attitudes about teaching and learning related to next generation science standards (NGSS), according to Northeastern University researcher Dr. Tracy L. Waters. The findings are spurring adoption of student-led, collaborative teaching models for science instruction in schools nationwide.

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Topics: School Climate and Culture, Professional Development, Middle School Science Curriculum, Implementing New Science Standards, NGSS-Designed Curriculum

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