For Teachers

The following resources may be helpful to classroom educators.


The instructional materials that have been submitted to the EQuIP Peer Review Panel and evaluated as Examples of High Quality NGSS DesignExamples of High Quality NGSS Design if Improved, or Quality Works in Progress.

A document from the National Research Council that provides recommendations for implementing the NGSS in states, districts, and classrooms.

With a new federal spending bill signed into law on March 23, 2018, STEM advocates are celebrating increased funding for programs and initiatives in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Several provisions in ESSA allow—and even encourage—the use of federal funds to support STEM education.​ This table provides an overview.

This provides an overview on how to read the standards.


This infographic shows the Implications of the Vision of the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards.


This infographic shows that we've made major advances in science and technology and gained a better understanding of how students learn these subjects since last major standards revisions in the 90s.


NGSS Appendices A through M provide background and detail about the standards, along with some implementation models.

This fact sheet provides basic information about the Next Generation Science Standards.


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 pdf provides an introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards.