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!
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) website offers information about the assessment consortium and its members, the PARCC next generation assessment system and its implementation and resources for educators about PARCC and the classroom.
The webpage answers questions frequently asked by students who have been selected to take the NAEP test. Students may find sample questions and a link to the NAEP student webpage.