Ted Willard

I am the Director of NGSS@NSTA, an effort to help educators implement the Next Generation Science Standards

Location

MD

Affiliation

NSTA

Recent Posts by Ted

Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:28 PM in Using Phenomena to Drive Student Learning
Bonnie-   You can find the list of standards on this web page:  http://ngss.nsta.org/AccessStandardsByTopic.aspx  When you look at one of the standards you will see a list of performance expectations (PEs) at the top of the page. For example, the topic Forces and Interactions: Pushes and Pulls has two PEs at the top of the page. When I put my mouse over the blue box that says "Scienc...

Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:31 PM in Safety Training Standard - MS
The Next Generation Science Standards don't have a specific standard for safety. Instead, the research suggests that topics such as safety and the nature of science should are best dealt with on an "as needed" basis. So rather than starting the school year with a lesson on safety, you address different types of safety within activities where those actions first come up.

Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:54 AM in Virtual Conference: NGSS Practices in Action
Great to hear Ann. What do think is the biggest challenge for the teachers you work with?





Recent Public Collections by Ted


MS & HS Life Science Breakout Session from the 2017 NGSS@NSTA Summer Institute in Naperville IL

9 Resources

This is a collection of slides, handouts, and other resources from the MS & HS LIFE SCIENCE SESSION at the NSTA Summer Institute on Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards that took place on August 9, 2017 in Naperville Illinois.



Combo of Using Phenomena in 3D Stds. Criteria for Phenomena.pdf
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Finding_Evidence_Graphic_Organizer.pdf
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MS & HS Earth & Space Science Breakout Session from the 2017 NGSS@NSTA Summer Inst. in Naperville IL

5 Resources

This is a collection of slides, handouts, and other resources from the MS & HS EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE SESSION at the NSTA Summer Institute on Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards that took place on August 9, 2017 in Naperville Illinois.



Combo of Using Phenomena in 3D Stds. Criteria for Phenomena.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource



Finding_Evidence_Graphic_Organizer.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource



MS & HS Physical Science Breakout Session from the 2017 NGSS@NSTA Summer Institute in Naperville IL

7 Resources

This is a collection of slides, handouts, and other resources from the MS & HS PHYSICAL SCIENCE SESSION at the NSTA Summer Institute on Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards that took place on August 9, 2017 in Naperville Illinois.



Combo of Using Phenomena in 3D Stds. Criteria for Phenomena.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource



Finding_Evidence_Graphic_Organizer.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource