New Science Standards Explored at the SJCOE

Statewide Rollout of Next Generation Science Standards held at SJCOE

More than 300 educators from California came to the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) for the rollout of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) framework.

The two-day conference, starting on May 3, was the first in the latest phase of the rollout of the more-rigorous science standards in classrooms through the state. The gathering in Stockton marked the first day of the framework rollout, which will continue throughout the year as more schools begin implementing the new standards.

In San Joaquin County, educators dove deep into the new framework, learning from experts then trying out some of the techniques they will be using in the classroom to teach the new standards. 

In one session, they learned activities using toy trains or bouncing balls to get kindergartners ready to one day learn about the scientific principles of law and motion. In another session, teachers used a spray bottle and a fan to send simulated clouds over a butcher paper mountain range. 

The new standards describe what students should learn about science before they graduate high school. The NGSS framework is a guide to implementing those standards.

For more information: https://www.regonline.com/custImages/360000/360186/NGSS%202017/NGSSflier.pdf

New Science Standards Explored at the SJCOE
Statewide Rollout of Next Generation Science Standards held at SJCOE
More than 300 educators from the region came to the San Joaquin County Office of Education for the rollout of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) framework.
The two-day conference, starting on May 3, was the first in the latest phase of the rollout of the more-rigorous science standards in classrooms through the state. The gathering in Stockton marked the first day of the framework rollout, which will continue throughout the year as more schools begin implementing the new standards.
In San Joaquin County, educators dove deep into the new framework, learning from experts then trying out some of the techniques they will be using in the classroom to teach the new standards. 
In one session, they learned activities using toy trains or bouncing balls to get kindergartners ready to one day learn about the scientific principles of law and motion. In another session, teachers used a spray bottle and a fan to send simulated clouds over a butcher paper mountain range. 
The new standards describe what students should learn about science before they graduate high school. The NGSS framework is a guide to implementing those standards.
For more information: https://www.regonline.com/custImages/360000/360186/NGSS%202017/NGSSflier.pdf
Posted: 5/8/2017