Next Generation Science Standards: Answering the Nation’s Call for STEM Literacy
Nationally recognized science education experts discuss the genesis of the new science, technology, engineering, and mathematics standards:
- the history of STEM reform efforts in the United States
- growing concern over less than stellar student performance on international benchmarks
- the sustained collaboration of educators and representatives of the public and private sectors that took the Next Generation Science Standards from drawing board to reality
- Measured Progress’s commitment to develop science assessment tools to meet the needs of educators and students preparing for the rigors of the new standards
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Learn how Measured Progress STEM Gauge can help
Measured Progress STEM Gauge® is a formative assessment tool that supports classroom instruction in the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS*). STEM Gauge provides students with opportunities to demonstrate understanding of the 3 dimensions of performance expectations as instruction occurs.
*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.