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Washington State to Collaborate on NGSS Assessment Development

I’ve been waiting anxiously to hear whether Washington State would be developing our own NGSS state-wide assessments or if we would partner with others states. Today the word came out that Washington will in fact be working as part of a collaborative group. 146 more words

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Sea Star Wasting Syndrome: An Authentic Problem for Students

KCTS 9 in Seattle has an excellent overview of the sea star wasting syndrome that is currently destroying the sea star populations on the west coast of the United States. 187 more words

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Recorded Webinar on NGSS Assessment Design

Click HERE to access the July 15, 2014 NASBE webinar titled: Designing and Aligning Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards. This webinar will give you a sense of what an upcoming assessment system of the NGSS may be like. 20 more words

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Tinkering Fundamentals: FREE Online Course

Are you looking for some engaging professional learning for the summer? The Exploratorium is offering a FREE 6 week online course titled: Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning… 61 more words

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Selecting and Designing Materials Aligned to NGSS

 Joe Krajcik, Professor of Science Education and Director for the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University has written a blog post titled- 66 more words

K-12 General Science