Introducing the Next Generation Science Standards - A NSTA Webinar
NSTA executive director Dr. David Evans opened the web seminar by discussing NSTA’s role in the development of the standards. Dr. Pruitt then discussed the defining elements of NGSS, scientific and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, and crosscutting concepts. Dr. Pruitt then talked about the next steps in the implementation process and discussed strategies for linking the standards to classroom instruction. Ted Willard, director of NGSS@NSTA, facilitated questions from the audience. Zipporah Miller, associate executive director of professional programs and conferences at NSTA, shared information about NSTA resources related to NGSS, including additional web seminars, online short courses, conferences, and publications.