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Engaged and Learning Science: How Students Benefit from Next Generation Science Standards Teaching

by Ashley Iveland; Burr Tyler; Jerry Hipps; Kimberly Nguyen; Ted Britton

Nov 1, 2018

This evaluation report describes the benefits that students are getting from their districts' participation in the California K-8 NGSS Early Implementers Initiative. The findings are drawn from surveys of administrators, teachers, and students; interviews with select administrators and teachers; and classroom observations of 22 case study teachers. The report also presents an extended vignette of a grade 4 lesson to illustrate the student experiences and benefits that occur in NGSS instruction.