Museums Step Up as Resource for New Science Standards

April 16th, 2014 | RESEARCH

The article discusses the efforts of U.S. science museums to act as resources for science teachers in states that have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Topics discussed include professional development activities offered for teachers by museums, the role of Anthony "Bud" Rock and the nonprofit organization he serves as chief executive officer (CEO) of, the Association of Science-Technology Centers, and the impact of teacher development on student achievement.


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Liana Heitin, Author, Education Week


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 0277-4232

Publication: Education Week
Volume: 33
Number: 28
Page(s): 10

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM
Resource Type: Mass Media Article | Reference Materials
Environment Type: Museum and Science Center Programs | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Professional Development and Workshops | Public Programs