This is a 5 page guide for elementary school teachers that explains the main components of NGSS: disciplinary core ideas, cross-cutting concepts, science and engineering practices, and performance expectations.
NGSS is a different approach to science education. Understanding how these dimensions work together is important so that you can implement them successfully in your classroom.
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