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Save The Date for a Framework and Next Generation Science Standards symposium

published Apr 13, 2012 3:21pm
The National Research Council's Framework for K-12 Science Education is serving as the foundation for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and notes that professional development, instruction and instructional materials will also need to reflect this foundation. In this half-day meeting, experts will describe model professional development and specific ways instruction and materials must change.

When: May 10, 2012, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Where: National Education Association (NEA), Washington, DC
Who: Brett Moulding (Framework Committee and NGSS Writing Team member), Brian Reiser (Framework Committee member), and Stephen Pruitt (Achieve's VP for Content, Research and Development)
Who should attend: People who want the most current information on changes in science education and their implications

Further information will be available in two weeks. Please contact Tom Keller (tkeller@nas.edu) with questions.

Please share this information with your educational staff.

We are pleased to offer this opportunity in partnership with the NEA.

Thank you.

Thomas E. Keller, Ed.D.
Senior Program Officer
National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences
Board on Science Education

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