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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards

Materials now available!

On Tuesday May 28, 2013, over 800 school administrators, science teachers, teacher preparation/certification faculty, and other educational leaders from throughout Michigan gathered for a day-long conference to introduce the proposed Next Generation Science Standards, which are currently pending adoption by the Michigan State Board of Education.
The agenda included:
  • An overview of Michigan’s Next Generation Science Standards
  • Special presentations by: Stephen Pruitt, Achieve Inc., Joseph Krajcik, CREATE for STEM, Michigan State University, Michigan Department of Education and other educational leaders.
  • Interactive breakouts by grade level
  • Subject-specific sessions to gain a deeper understanding of the standards
This website archives the videos of the general sessions, all handouts and PowerPoint presentations, and links to relevant resources.

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