If you’ve been reading this blog in recent months, you’ve heard a great deal about the effort to develop common standards in math and English/language arts, including a post just yesterday by my colleague and co-blogger, Catherine.
But you might not know about a separate effort getting under way to devise a set of “next generation” science standards. I recently attended the inaugural meeting of a panel of experts convened by the National Research Council to craft a “conceptual framework” for those standards.
You can check out my story from edweek.org for lots more details.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Curriculum Matters blog.