Next Generation Science Standards

Grades K - 8 textbooks aligned with NGSS???

Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:27 PM

Hi Everyone,

Has anyone learned of textbooks that are aligned with the NGSS standards that are available now with 2017-18 copyrights?  We are looking into series and have not found one that covers all the topics.  Any help would be appreciated.

Leisa Kolberg

Leisa Kolberg
Leisa Kolberg
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Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:40 PM

Look at STEMscopes they might.

Kate Baird
Kate Baird
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Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:30 AM

McGraw Hill has a new modular K-5 and 6-8 program: Inspire Science. It was written specifically around NGSS. Page Keeley has written formative assessment probes for it and Dinah Zike has created Foldables. It is not a traditional print text, but a composite with much online material. I don't know details about the online structure. One of our districts looked into it but unfortunately Ohio has not adopted NGSS and so it did not align for us.

David Vernot, curriculum consultant
Butler County Educational Service Center
Hamilton, Ohio

David Vernot
David Vernot
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