Unlock the secrets of effective NGSS instruction and provide teachers with the framework necessary to help students meet the new, rigorous performance expectations. This training session enhances knowledge of the NGSS and helps participants learn to deliver NGSS instruction in a simple and comprehensible way.
Uncovering NGSS Mysteries builds the capacity for successful NGSS implementation by unlocking secrets of effective NGSS instruction. As participants work through a mystery scenario to solve the “Case of the Missing Trophy,” they experience a model of three-dimensional learning and discover answers to questions such as:
Participants will come away with a working knowledge of the NGSS framework and will learn how to implement three-dimensional learning in the classroom with instructional practices that meet the needs of diverse learners. They will also learn how scientists and engineers use science ideas to answer real-world science mysteries and solve problems, along with strategies to inspire students to do the same.
This training is also designed to help teachers face challenges associated with the NGSS as they help students take risks, learn from failure, and understand that there can be multiple answers to a question or solutions to a problem.
Mentoring Minds’ professional development sessions are led by master educators who combine their own successful classroom experience with expertise in adult learning. Each session’s content showcases research-based practices that promote high-quality instruction.
Our long-term approach to professional development includes online and print follow-up resources that reinforce learning targets. This support equips schools to implement new learning in their classrooms long after the initial training is over.
If you need to schedule your professional development session for a specific date, please contact customer support at (800) 585-5258 before you place your online order to secure the date, time, and location. If you do not have a scheduling preference, you can place your order online and then call customer support to make arrangements afterward.
Description: Choose half-day or full-day training; include up to 25 participants
Funding Sources: Professional Development Title ll Part A
“The professional development was phenomenal. Teachers walked away with activities that they put into use immediately.”