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KnowAtom School Districts Rank Top in the State

Feb 7, 2022 2:15:00 PM by Francis Vigeant

Schools with Top Student Achievement During COVID-19 Share Hands-on
Science Curriculum

SALEM, Mass., February 4, 2022 (Newswire.com) - KnowAtom announced today two Massachusetts school districts that use the education company's K-8 Next Generation Science Standards curriculum (NGSS) ranked top in the state on the most recent MCAS tests. After a break in state testing due to COVID shutdowns in 2020, students using the KnowAtom curriculum ranked #1 for science among 317 public and charter districts in the state in 2021.

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Topics: NGSS, student results, Hands on, curriculum, Massachusetts, Growth Mindset, Next Generation Science, NGSS-Designed Curriculum, Phenomena-Based Learning

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-Based Curriculum Helps Improve Math and Writing Skills Too

Jul 5, 2021 12:51:00 PM by Samantha Ozgood

SALEM, Mass., July 5, 2021 (Newswire.com) - Since 2015, at least forty-five states and D.C. have adopted or adapted K-12 science education standards guided by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), according to research from Northeastern University's Dr. Tracy L. Waters. This means the vast majority of U.S. students are learning under standards designed to build the skills needed to join the workforce of the future. Waters' research shows fourth and fifth-grade students using KnowAtom's hands-on NGSS-based science curriculum demonstrated measurable increases in achievement levels, engagement, and classroom behavior.

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Topics: Press Release, Professional Development, Growth Mindset, ELA and Math, NGSS-Designed Curriculum, Next Generation Science Classroom Instruction

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