Tag Archives: NGSS

NGSS Assessment Portal

Next Generation Science Assessment Online assessments using complex graphics and modeling for FREE ! Here you will find a set of tasks produced by the NGSA Collaborative, which consists of researchers and technology developers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, SRI International, Michigan State University, and the Concord Consortium. For more details about our […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

STEM Education Innovation Challenge Grant

Are you a teacher interested in implementing innovative STEM ideas into your classroom? Don’t miss the upcoming deadline for the STEM Education Innovation Challenge on Friday, October 14th at 5 pm EDT. Click here to finish your application to win $5000: http://www.msgc.org/educators/k12/stem-education-innovation-challenge-grant-competition/ Here is the link to the webpage promoting the challenge:http://www.msgc.org/educators/k12/stem-education-innovation-challenge-grant-competition/ The Maine STEM Collaborative, with financial […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Science Upcoming PD

SCIENCE VITAL SIGNS– Introduction Workshop September 30, 2016 Portland: Gulf of Maine Research Institute SCIENCE-ELEMENTARY Productive Talk and Science Talk Moves Christine.b.anderson@maine.edu Coming Fall, 2016 Series of face-to-face learning events in Midcoast FORESTRY PROJECT LEARNING TREE “FOREST RESEARCH PLOTS” (Local School Forest) meprojectlearningtree@gmail.com October 12 Falmouth: Maine Audubon’s Gilsland Farm October 15 Holden: Maine Audubon’s Fields […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Dine and Discuss for Science Teachers

DATA LITERACY COLLABORATIVE / DINE & DISCUSS for SCIENCE and OTHER TEACHERS (Middle and High School) The University of Maine Hutchinson Center is partnering with the Maine Data Literacy Project to offer 3 after-school sessions to help Improve how your students use data and graphs as evidence while learning science content.  Sessions will focus on […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Assessment Literacy with NGSS

Please join our Midcoast community of K-12  educators! A  6-module, “Train-the-Trainer” series in which participants gather to learn and deepen their own classroom strategies and then facilitate these sessions in bite-size (hour-long) chunks at study groups back in their own school or district. Stipends and meals provided! ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING in S.T.E.M. and BEYOND How do we […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Grade 6-12 Science & Technology PD

Grade 6-12 Science & Technology Teacher Leadership Development MDOE Professional Development Opportunity Midcoast and Capitol Regions TO APPLY:  Submit the attached application by December 22 Science Teacher Leaders Application[1] Please feel free to share with up-and-coming leaders as well as existing science leaders! The intent of this half-year offering is TO BUILD A COMMUNITY of […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

7-12 Proficiency 18 November

Content Area Standards, Indicators, and Rubric Review Members of each department have spent the spring and summer identifying content area standards, drafting indicators, and drafting rubrics for these content area graduation standards. Each department and each department member should review these closely to ensure that they describe measurable outcomes, are important enough to identify as […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

NGSS Learning Guide

The NGSS EQuIP Professional Learning Facilitator’s Guide is a series of 10 modules that were designed to provide guidance on building the capacity of educators and education leaders to use the EQuIP Rubric for Science. Completing this professional learning will provide science educators and education leaders with the processes and procedures necessary to use the EQuIP Rubric […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

NGSS Webinars for Elementary Science

ELEMENTARY SCIENCE— NGSS WEBINARS Hosted by National Science Teachers’ Association Twenty-six states led the development of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) through a collaborative process that included many teachers and stakeholders. NSTA was a partner in the standards development process. Based on A Framework for K–12 Science Education, the NGSS incorporate three important dimensions—science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Climate Change Resource

Bring Your Class on a ClimateChangeLIVE Distance Education Adventure! Bring climate learning to your classrooms through a series of webcasts, webinars, and online climate education resources in the 2013-2014 school year. This free series will provide educators with climate tools including a large collection of science-based, climate education resources and programs gathered from 17 federal agencies […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →