Teaching Science in Florida: Understanding the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS)


This webpage contains information and resources related to K-12 science instruction in the state of Florida. The webinar explains that science instruction is aligned to the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS) and strives to clarify the need for all lessons to be aligned to NGSSS.  It further provides resources to aid in planning for instruction that is aligned to NGSSS.

Host

PJ Duncan, Secondary Science Program Specialist, Florida Department of Education

Desired outcomes:

  • Understand that Florida adopted the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS) for science in 2008 and the necessity for all lessons to be aligned to these standards.
  • Recognize the importance of accessing the course description and test item specifications when planning for instruction.

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