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WestEd Announces 2020–2021 NextGenScience Peer Review Panel (PRP) Launch

2022-05-18T22:26:25+00:00

2020–2021 NextGenScience Peer Review Panel (PRP) Launch WestEd today announced the NextGenScience project at WestEd finalized selection of its 2020–2021 NextGenScience Peer Review Panel (PRP) to continue its work evaluating lesson sequences and units designed for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and sharing selected high-quality examples online. The NextGenScience project, which is focused on advancing science teaching, learning, and achievement across the country through the implementation of rigorous science standards, moved from Achieve to WestEd in April 2020. Since its launch in 2016, the PRP has reviewed more than 325 units, providing valuable feedback to more than 140 materials developers. The NextGenScience PRP includes [...]

WestEd Announces 2020–2021 NextGenScience Peer Review Panel (PRP) Launch2022-05-18T22:26:25+00:00

NextGenScience Moves to WestEd

2022-05-19T14:21:05+00:00

WestEd is pleased to announce the launch of NextGenScience—a new project and team focused on advancing science teaching, learning, and achievement nationwide through the implementation of rigorous science standards. NextGenScience joins WestEd from Achieve, the nonprofit organization that helped shape the design and development of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Achieve recently announced its plan to sunset later this year. At WestEd, the NextGenScience team will manage and use the tools developed by Achieve and housed on nextgenscience.org to support educators in the field, including: Conducting reviews of K–12 science units using the EQuIP Rubric for Science and awarding the NGSS Design Badge [...]

NextGenScience Moves to WestEd2022-05-19T14:21:05+00:00
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