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01 June 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: NGSS

How NGSS and STEM fit together

The urgency for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education was heralded by a workforce imperative and the need to supply an increasing demand for STEM jobs. This was followed by the introduction of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). ...
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26 May 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: NGSS

Helen Quinn talks to Twig about NGSS

We at Twig have always been passionate about championing science education, that’s why we were really excited to have Helen Quinn, professor emerita of physics at Stanford University, give a talk in our Glasgow office.
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11 April 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: NGSS

Why NGSS? Why it’s important for science education

American schools had been following the National Science Education Standards from the National Research Council (NRC) and Benchmarks for Science Literacy from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to teach science in the classroom.
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24 March 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: NGSS

What is Three Dimensional Learning?

NGSS was initially conceived in an effort to improve what the results of the 2012 PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) scores showed: the US was ranked 27th in science. Recent years, and indeed the latest PISA results, have only ...
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15 March 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: NGSS

Understanding NGSS: What, Who, Why and When

NGSS is the newest entrant in the science teaching playground and it’s already making a big change in the way science is being taught. Like all changes, this one too might seem a bit scary, so we thought it would ...
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