Episode 044: Small Steps to NGSS with David Grossman


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NGSS teacher, David Grossman, shares ways teachers can take small steps to implementing NGSS in their classroom. He also discusses how he dived into implementing storylines in his classroom even though he was not an expert in the storyline topic. There’s a ton of golden nuggets of NGSS advice in this episode. Perfect for getting you ready for the upcoming school year!

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Show Highlights

  • 02:00 - 05:00    Introduction to David & NGSS
  • 05:00 - 13:30    How storylines level the playing field in the classroom
  • 13:30 - 19:00    David's work with Small Steps NGSS (his website)
  • 19:00 - 28:00    Incorporating cross-cutting concepts with a checklist
  • 28:00 - 30:00    David's advice for new NGSS teachers

 Show Quotes 

"I'm not worried about them getting the answer. I'm super concerned about the process."  [6:10-6:15] David Grossman

"The storyline is a vehicle for the content."  [12:55-13:00] David Grossman




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