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NGSS Workshops

The Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Academy for Teachers at the Connecticut Science Center:
Transforming Science Classrooms through Professional Learning


NGSS Workshops

Making Sense

Making Sense of NGSS

Created with resources from the California Academy of the Science, the Making Sense workshop provides an overview of the NGSS and the three-dimensional learning called for by the standards and A Framework from K-12 Science Education.

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The Practice of NGSS

This program offers a solid foundation around NGSS instructional practices designed to help teams of K-12 science educators shift their teaching to support the Next Generation Science Standards.

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science exemplar system

The Next-Gen Science Exemplar System

NGSX is a suite of blended professional learning pathways designed to help teams of K-12 science educators apply the pedagogical shifts described in the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the NGSS to their own teaching and to help principals in providing support along the way.

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Assessment Workshop

NGSS Assessment Workshop

Created with support from the Connecticut State Department of Education, the NGSS Assessment workshop provides experiences with high-quality assessment tasks for the NGSS.

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Providing Evidence Based Feedback to Effectively Support NGSS Instruction

This half-day workshop provides administrators and instructional leaders with an opportunity to think about NGSS and three-dimensional learning called for by the standards and apply it to their work in supporting science teaching and learning.

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The NGSS District Transition Planning Workshop

This one-day workshop is designed to help vertical district teams to create or improve multi-year NGSS-aligned plans.

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Contact information

For more information, contact us:

Phone: 860-520-2164

Email: MandellAcademy@ctsciencecenter.org