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dc.contributor.advisor Pataray-Ching, Jann en
dc.contributor.author Cooper, Kelsey en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-10T23:13:59Z en
dc.date.available 2018-07-10T23:13:59Z en
dc.date.issued 2018-07-10 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/204271 en
dc.description.abstract In 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were released nationwide for adoption. California was among the first states to adopt the standards, replacing the Science Content Standards that had been used since 1998. NGSS is structured differently than any other standards and calls for a non-traditional way of teaching science through inquiry and exploration to develop deeper understanding s of the content. Now, teachers in California are expected to teach to the NGSS to prepare students for the California Science Test (CAST) every Spring in grades 5, 7, and 9; however no curriculum has been created to help guide teachers in unfamiliar territory. It is imperative that teachers are educated on how the new standards look, how to navigate them, and how to properly implement them into all grade level classrooms in order to set our students up for success on the CAST, as well as to promote and encourage STEM related careers in the future. en
dc.format.extent 107 pgs. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State Polytechnic University, Pomona en
dc.rights.uri http://www.cpp.edu/~broncoscholar/rightsreserved.html en
dc.subject NGSS in the classroom en
dc.subject next generation science standards en
dc.subject 5th grade NGSS units en
dc.subject NGSS lesson plan template en
dc.title Understanding the NGSS and Implementation in the Classroom en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.contributor.department Department of Education en
dc.description.degree M.Ed. en
dc.contributor.committeeMember Zelnick, Erika en
dc.contributor.committeeMember Cabrera, Menandro en
dc.rights.license All rights reserved en


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