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Next Generation Science Standards
A Conversation on NGSS: For Members, By Members
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This web seminar took place on January 22, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern standard time. The presenters wereHarold Pratt, past president of NSTA, and Ted Willard, director of NSTA’s efforts related to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). In this program, Mr. Pratt and Mr. Willard responded to NSTA members’ questions on the development, review, and implementation of NGSS.

The PowerPoint, related resources from the NSTA Learning Center, and web links from the presentation are now contained in the above resource collection. Clicking on the collection link will place it in your Learning Center, My Library, neatly organized under the My Resource Collections tab.


In this special members-only web seminar, participants had the opportunity to submit their questions on NGSS and hear responses from Mr. Pratt and Mr. Willard. Participating educators discussed their own ideas, including strategies and challenges for classroom application of the standards.


Seminar participants received an NSTA SciGuide. A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My PD Record and Certificates area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.


Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:

  • “I really liked the informal, interactive nature of this web seminar. I hope you do this again.”
  • “Each web seminar on NGSS clarifies and helps to develop my understanding of these changes.”
  • “I liked the different format, it was great to get lots of questions answered.”

Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!


See when other Next Generation Science Standards web seminars are scheduled.




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