The Next Generation Science Standards and STEM Data
Roy Beven, Carolyn Frost, and Velma Itamura, Science Content Specialists, NWEA
Fusion 2012, the NWEA summer conference in Portland, Oregon
The expectations for student learning in K-12 science and engineering are about to drastically change. A majority of states are leading the development of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in partnership with Achieve, Inc. This presentation highlights some of the major changes and the data needed to monitor student understanding of the NGSS in the years to come.
- Review the draft Next Generation Science Standards focusing upon the major changes.
- Develop an understanding of student discourse during the practice of science and engineering.
- Make recommendations for future MAP Science assessments to gather STEM data
- New data user
- Experienced data user
- Advanced data user
- District leadership
- Curriculum and Instruction