The Next Generation Science Standards, or NGSS, have been rolled out the past few years with much confusion and anxiety. Veteran science teachers have been grappling with how to shift their way of teaching while new teachers are still attempting to fit all of the pieces together. Erin Sadler discusses the continuing struggles with implementation, as well as how to reframe our idea of how science instruction should be delivered.

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Resources mentioned in this episode:

National Science Teachers Association:

iExplore Science:

San Diego Unified School District’s Science Resources:

Oakland Unified School District’s Science Resources:


PHET at the University of Colorado in Boulder:

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Twitter: @sadlersci

Blog: Sadler Science

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