Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Digging Deeper with Modeling & NGSS


Wondering how to get started with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)? During this session, teachers will be asked to try the approach of developing scientific models in the classroom. In doing so many of the other 8 scientific practices will naturally flow into lessons. Student engagement and retention of content should increase as more of the 8 scientific practices become the heart of the science lessons.

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PRESENTERS: Bailey Cavanah & HEATHER GALBREATH

Nielson Elementary School, 460 Fifer Street, Galesburg, Illinois - All sessions 4-5pm

Bailey (Grade 2) and Heather (grade 6) have transitioned their Science classrooms to a NGSS inquiry-based model of exploration. Their high-energy style is coupled with many years of classroom experience, make this series of presentations engaging & relevant to almost any classroom. 

DANIELSON DOMAINS ADDRESSED THROUGH THESE CLASSES:

  • 1a: Demonstrating Knowledge of Content & Pedagogy
  • 1c: Setting Instructional Outcomes
  • 1e: Designing Coherent Instruction
  • 3b: Using Questioning & Discussion Techniques
  • 3c: Engaging Students in Learning
  • 4d: Growing & Developing Professionally




If you register and later learn you cannot attend, please contact the presenters directly so they can plan ahead.
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