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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Services

About Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Services

NGSS Curriculum

Kindergarten, Grade One, Grade Two, Grade Three, Grade Six, and Grade Nine

Phenomenon-based and story-lined units, lessons plans and supporting materials is available to Connecticut school districts. The unit development process followed a research-based curriculum writing protocol. Each published unit has been edited and assessed with the EQuIP rubric to ensure alignment to NGSS. The pedagogical shifts associated with NGSS are incorporated into each story-lined unit.

Supporting Implementation

Kindergarten, Grade One, Grade Two, Grade Three, Grade Six, and Grade Nine

Launch Sessions are a hands-on approach to understanding the unit phenomenon, storyline, content, and instructional practices required for successful implementation of the NGSS grade level curriculum. Launches are available to districts that purchase units (Cost: $75.00/person/session).

Writing Assessments

Workshops include the development of an assessment process including formative and summative components to assess student achievement in relation to the three dimensions of the NGSS.

Writing NGSS Curriculum

Teachers consortia will write phenom-based story-lined units for Grade Four, Grade Seven, and Grade 10 (Track 1: Biology/Track to Biology embedded Earth Science).

In District Support

In district professional learning available.

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