A Conversation on NGSS: For Members, By Members
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
- “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.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Underwritten by the National Science Teachers Association