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 helpful summary of the design of the Assessment Services Supporting ELs through Technology Systems (ASSETS) shows the design of the new next-generation assessments of English proficiency that have been approved by the English Language Proficiency Assessment Consortium.
This site provides information on each of the eight schools, one from each ward of the District, identified as Sustainable DC Model Schools and implementing the Environmental Literacy Framework pilot.