Twelve Core Ideas

Screen Shot 2013-12-29 at 10.02.52 AMMcGraw-Hill has published a white paper by Cary Sneider describing the story behind the 12 core ideas in the Next Generation Science Standards. The paper also makes the case for why a limited number of core ideas is important in science education.

Click HERE to access the paper as a pdf. This paper might be useful in professional development on the disciplinary core ideas in the NGSS.

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