Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Ideas for Parents
Science is all around us! From investigating how electricity works to light up the world to discovering a cure for cancer, the opportunities are endless. Science allows us to understand life, nature, and the universe in which we live. In school, students have the opportunity to explore their communities through science, and make discoveries of their own. When families and schools work together to support learning; our children tend to succeed not only in school but also throughout life. Here are some helpful hints to get your scientist going!
This parent-friendly resource describes the NAEP assessment. The video provides links to additional resources and tools that parents may use to learn more about the NAEP.
The Academic Parent-Teacher Team is a model for parent-teacher communication about student performance, and parents’ roles in supporting achievement. This resource helps educators effectively engage families in activities to improve learning.