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Measured Progress content and measurement experts participate frequently in webinars that explore a range of education issues and feature guest speakers, many of whom are making real change in their areas of expertise.
Many of our webinars have been featured in Education Week and have been archived for your convenience. Topics range from the correct and incorrect uses of formative assessment to the promise of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS*).
Please click on a title from the list below to register for a webinar, or view one of our archived webinars.
NGSS-based Instructional Support Webinars for Elementary and Middle School
Are you transitioning to the NGSS? Do you need affordable classroom materials built to the NGSS to help facilitate your transition? Attend one of our informative sessions for elementary and middle school science educators to see how using STEM Gauge® can help you!
In each 30 minute session, you will:
- Get a brief overview of STEM Gauge components
- Learn how STEM Gauge will help you better understand the standards and gather evidence of student learning
- Hear how some schools are using STEM Gauge in their K-8 classrooms
Available dates and times:
- 3-Part NGSS Webinar Series
Part 1: Transitioning to three dimensional learning
This is the first of our free three-part webinar series exploring the NGSS. In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll go over conceptual shifts inherent in the NGSS, including three-dimensional learning in a formative assessment context.View Part 1
Part 2: A deeper dive into the 8 science and engineering practices
This session is the second of a three-part series from Measured Progress to help support you as you transition to the NGSS in your classroom. In this 45-minute webinar, we take a deeper dive into the eight science and engineering practices.View Part 2
Part 3: Six instructional strategies to support NGSS teaching and learning
You’ll learn instructional strategies to support your transition to NGSS. We’ll show you how specific content can be used with these strategies to gather evidence of student learning.View Part 3
- Next Generation Assessment Implementation and Results. This Year Counts!
Learn how school and district leaders—one in in a Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced®) state and one in a Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC®) state—are preparing teachers and students to meet new challenges with confidence.View On-Demand Webinar
- Next Generation Science Standards: Answering the Nation's Call for STEM Literacy
This webinar highlights the promise of the NGSS, explores state responses to the call for greater rigor in the sciences, and describes how formative tools aligned to NGSS both focus instruction and prepare students for the challenge of the new assessments.View On-Demand Webinar
*NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.
Smarter Balanced® is a registered trademark of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
PARCC® is a registered mark of Parcc, Inc.