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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

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 (Newswire.com) - 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: NGSS Assessments, KnowAtom in the News, Press Release, Professional Development, Elementary Science Curriculum, STEAM Curriculum, Next Generation Science Classroom Instruction

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 (Newswire.com) - 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

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