A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

The FINAL draft of the new Framework for K-12 Science Education standards has been released and is available for download HERE.

Click HERE to learn more about how the framework was developed.

Click HERE for a concise overview of the framework.

National Academies Press Release about the Framework

EdWeek Article – New Science Framework Paves Way for Standards

NSTA Press Release on the Framework

Background on the broader effort from Achieve

This framework will be used by the writing team over the coming year to generate the Next Generation of K-12 Science Standards.

I will write more once I have a chance to dig into this document.. I’m interested to hear what others think. Especially those who gave feedback on last years draft framework.

One response to “A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

  1. U R Speedy

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