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Young Scientist
I just returned a few days ago from attending the NSTA 2017 national conference in Los Angeles. I spent most of my time attending sessions in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) strand, given my on-going standards-based curriculum-design work with schools and districts.  
time clock
Same goal, different day? You can achieve the success you’re seeking. Here’s how you can use past mistakes to your advantage.   
Superhero boy
Special Education Day on December 2nd marks the 41st anniversary of the passage of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  
Young Scientist
National STEM / STEAM Day occurred on November 8th. In the midst of the U.S. presidential election, it seemed to get lost in the mix.   
Curvy table
Given National Learning and Development month is coming to a close, it is important to remember that students are not the only ones who need to focus on continuous learning in and beyond the classroom.
Birds Eye View Discussion
I started teaching before there were education standards. Now districts, parochial schools, private schools, and charter schools use standards created, adopted, or adapted by states or private organizations.   Regardless of the types of curriculum design your educational system embraces (homegrown, OER, or vendor-purchased), empowering educators to become standards professionals is imperative. To ensure such empowerment, provide your teachers with: