Students With Disabilities and the Next Generation Science Standardsedited by: Members of the NGSS Diversity and Equity Team

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The Next Generation Science Standards require that students engage in science and engineering practices to develop deeper understanding of the disciplinary core ideas and crosscutting concepts.

This chapter presents both challenges and opportunities to special education students, since a broad range of disabilities impacts their science learning. This vignette highlights examples of strategies that support all students while engaging in science practices and in rigorous content.The lessons give students varied exposure to the core ideas in space science, helping to prepare all students to demonstrate mastery of the three components described in the NGSS performance expectation.

This free sample chapter also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, and the Index.

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