In this video interview, the president of the National Science Teachers Association, David Evans, answers nine questions about the new science standards.
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July 07, 2016
Lessons aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards are focused on application and making connections across topics. They're also hard to come by, for now.
July 06, 2016
Literacy expert Timothy Shanahan says the idea that students should mainly read texts at their "instructional level" simply isn't backed by research.
June 30, 2016
Massachusetts schools could soon be using new standards for teaching computer science and digital literacy.
June 24, 2016
A recent survey finds that teachers say the common-core standards have led them to focus more on teaching writing than they have in the past, and yet they haven't gotten the proper training to do so.
June 23, 2016
Elementary and middle school math teachers have mixed feelings on the Common Core State Standards, saying both that they set unrealistic expectations and will have long-term benefits, according to the results of a survey.
June 17, 2016
Starting in 2017, students in Louisiana schools will learn cursive writing in 3rd gradeand they'll keep getting instruction on it through graduation.
June 16, 2016
Research by C-SAIL, a new group that's tracking standards implementation and testing, finds that some states are still working to fully implement standards in the classroom, and some have yet to reach that goal.
June 15, 2016
A Twitter spat illustrates how complicated it can be to determine what scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress really say about student learning.
June 10, 2016
Louisiana legislators approved a new set of academic standards to replace the Common Core State Standards—but how much do the new standards really differ?