PostedTuesday, March 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM
In this NSTA web seminar took place on July 15, 2014, presenter was Cary Sneider, Associate Research Professor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
Ted Willard, NSTA’s NGSS Director, kicked off the web seminar with an overview of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), including which organizations are involved in developing them, what that development entails, and what Core Ideas are included in the Standards.
Then Cary Sneider, Associate Research Professor at Portland State University. Cary explained the overall NGSS engineering components for K-2, MS and HS, and went through a number of practical examples of how teachers could develop modules and investigations for their students to learn them. Sneider also spoke about the ways in which teachers could include cross-cutting engineering concepts to a number of classroom subjects.
The seminar concluded with an overview of NSTA resources about NGSS available to teachers by Ted, and a Q & A session with Cary.
From this site you can stream the audio or video from the seminar or download these files to review at your leisure.