Month: July 2019

What is an NGSS Storyline? (PSST… awesome resources)

A storyline is… A storyline is a coherent sequence of lessons, in which each step is driven by students’ questions that arise from their interactions with phenomena. For example, take an albino child borne from dark-skinned parents. Students should have a lot of questions that delve into various topics like genetics, environment, DNA, etc. A …

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What is NGSS?

NGSS is… NGSS is an acronym for Next Generation Science Standards. They are K-12 science content standards. As all standards do, they give teachers a guideline and they give students goals to meet. They were released in 2013 and have been implemented little by little. Who made NGSS? NGSS was developed by states. The federal …

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Teacher Quotes

30 Teacher Quotes You (probably) Haven’t Seen Before

1. “We are the ones we have been waiting for.” ― June Jordan 2. “‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.” ― Henry Ward Beecher 3. “I’m more interested in arousing enthusiasm …

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