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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

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Accountable Talk Sourcebook

The Accountable Talk Sourcebook: For Classroom Conversation that Works is a FREE resource from the Institute for Learning at the University of Pittsburgh. This resource provides tools, strategies, norms, and research to support educators looking to increase the level of productive discourse in any content area. 81 more words

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