Science classrooms are an ideal venue for students to engage in embedded social and emotional learning that is authentically essential to the tasks at hand.
The recently completed Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Early Implementers Initiative built districts’ capacity to implement the NGSS in grades K–8 and make science a core subject.
Learn how teams in Los Angeles County are collaborating to build teacher capacity to create and use performance assessment as part of the teaching and learning process.
WestEd is pleased to announce the launch of NextGenScience—a new project and team focused on advancing science teaching, learning, and achievement nationwide through the implementation of rigorous science standards.
Our Making Sense of SCIENCE team sat down with educators from the Manteca Unified School District to learn how they are implementing Next Generation Science Standards.
This month we highlight strategies for student success in STEM subjects. Check out the following six tips and accompanying resources.
This guide offers steps and resources for working with peers to research classroom innovations that benefit next generation science classrooms, reflect on current practices, and respond to challenges.
Teacher leadership plays a critical role in implementing widespread instructional change, and in many ways, administrators hold the key to nurturing or stifling leadership development.
This April, WestEd focuses on what educators can do to inspire all students, especially those students who are underserved, to learn and succeed in STEM.
Learn how a diverse population of students benefit from their districts’ participation in the NGSS Early Implementers Initiative.