Released in 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards have the potential to revolutionize science education in the United States, requiring a very different way of thinking about learning and teaching science. Now is the opportune moment to prepare teachers for these new approaches to science instruction and classroom assessment and introduce them to the types of curriculum resources needed to implement the NGSS successfully. What are these teaching resources and professional development needs? What is the role of museums in supporting schools and teachers as they address the demands of the NGSS?
Short, J. (2014, November-December).How can museums help teachers with the NGSS? Dimensions Magazine, 27-31.