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NGSS Implementation: Six Recommendations for Investing in Science Teacher Leadership

Teacher leadership plays a critical role in implementing widespread instructional change, and in many ways, administrators hold the key to nurturing or stifling leadership development.

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April Focus: Promoting High-Quality STEM Teaching and Learning

This April, WestEd focuses on what we as educators, researchers, policymakers, and parents can do to inspire all students, especially those students who are underserved, to learn and succeed in STEM.

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April Focus: Promoting High-Quality STEM Teaching and Learning

This April, WestEd focuses on what educators can do to inspire all students, especially those students who are underserved, to learn and succeed in STEM.

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Transitioning to an Integrated Approach to Science Instruction

A new report discusses how districts are transitioning from a discipline-specific model for science instruction to a model in which the science disciplines are connected, leading to a holistic understanding of science phenomena.

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Science Teaching and Learning: When Teachers Learn, Students Succeed

Studies show Making Sense of SCIENCE professional learning improves teacher knowledge and transforms science classrooms.

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Framework for Leading Next Generation Science Standards Implementation

A New Framework for Leading Next Generation Science Standards Implementation

Learn what leaders need to know — and be able to do — to lead NGSS implementation.

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STEMworks Joins WestEd to Support Strategic STEM Investments

Learn how STEMworks helps investors broaden the base of students who are inspired by and do well in STEM.

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2017–2018 Science & Mathematics Catalog

Science & Mathematics Catalog: New Resource

The Science & Mathematics Catalog features resources and services designed to improve teaching and learning.

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From the NBA to Edtech Investing: An Interview with NewSchools’ Managing Partner

Head of NewSchools Venture Fund discusses developing new technology tools that can level the educational playing field.

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Students Respond Enthusiastically to New Science Standards In 'Early Adopter' Districts

California’s new science standards were in full flower last week at an Oakland, CA, middle school.

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