For Teachers

The following resources may be helpful to classroom educators.


Phenomena are an essential part of implementing the NGSS. But what are phenomena, and how can they be used?

This National Research Council document provides guidance for schools and districts on how best to support teachers' learning and how to implement successful programs for professional development (PD).

A report from the National Research Council that helps guide approaches to classroom assessment.

This unique book portrays real teaching scenarios written by the teachers on the NGSS Diversity and Equity Team. The seven authentic case studies vividly illustrate research- and standards-based classroom strategies you can use to engage seven diverse demographic groups.

This document shows all NGSS performance expectations grouped by topic.


This video describes one example of bundling NGSS performance expectations within one course in high school.

This video highlights a classroom example of teaching and learning about energy and matter across science disciplines for Grades 9-12.

This video highlights a classroom teacher discussing first steps towards transitioning to the NGSS.

This webinar serves as an introduction to bundling the NGSS. Recorded June 28, 2016.

This overview video provides a quick look at the importance of Next Generation Science Standards.