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New Blog Series: Using EdTech to Implement the NGSS (#NGSSedtech)
February 3, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: EdTech, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

We’re launching a new blog series that will highlight innovative technology that can help science teachers implement NGSS in their classroom — technology that facilitates deeper learning, inquiry, and collaboration. Stay tuned!

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3-Dimensional Learning in the NGSS: What Parents Need to Know
December 18, 2015 | By: Joshua Manley  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

What is NGSS and how will they affect your child’s education at school and at home? Here’s the gist of it and some great resources for parents!

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Michigan and Connecticut Adopt NGSS – Why It Matters So Much and Why Science Teachers Are Rejoicing
November 13, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

With the recent adoption of NGSS in Connecticut and Michigan, more states will follow soon, opting to teach student-centered, inquiry-based science in order to prepare students for the 21st century world.

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“Science with Tom” Goes Full STEAM Ahead on NGSS with Rap Videos
September 9, 2015 | By: Kate Dougherty  
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Category: Eduprenuers, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

What do you get when you cross science with hip hop and video? Biology teacher Tom McFadden is on a mission to mix things up with his new YouTube show!

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WEBINAR: Teaching Next Generation Science Standards in Elementary School
February 14, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: Events, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

If you’re implementing Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), or are interested in learning more about it, this is one webinar you won’t want to miss!

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Dirty Hands Mean Smarter Students: How One Computer Nerd-Girl Changed the Education World

Project-Based Inquiry Science (PBIScience) has branched a whole new style of hands-on science which includes the Maker Movement. Here’s how…

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New Research Study
New NSF-Backed Research Study Confirms that Project-Based Inquiry Curriculum Has a Positive Effect on How Students Learn Science

PRESS RELEASE NSF-backed study is the first to examine use by middle-school teachers and students of science curriculum aligned with the new Framework for K-12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards. The study used an NGSS-aligned curriculum called Project-Based Inquiry Science™ published by IT’S ABOUT TIME®.    While educators and students across the country…

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Science vs. Engineering: An Expert Untangles a Curriculum Conundrum
March 12, 2014 | By: Cary Sneider  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

The Next Generation Science Standards requires that students also learn about engineering design. Here are tips for educators on implementing engineering design.

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