Mission

Customized professional learning and strategic planning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and workforce development for pre-K through secondary education.

About Dean

Dean Gilbert is a Science/STEM Consultant for EDU Consulting LLC. In this position, he administers local to national professional learning, leadership and strategic planning programs to improve science instruction and student achievement…

Services

Single, multiple-day and long term professional training opportunities for teachers and administrators, in addition to strategic planning and new course development for Next Generation Science Standards.

NGSS

Update on NGSS Instructional Materials Adoption

CSTA has just released an excellent update on the current status of NGSS Instructional Materials Adoption as it pertains to (1) K-8 Adoption; (2) Standards Maps for High School; (3) Resources for Reviewing Instructional Materials; (4) CSTA White Paper: Priority…

Achieve Releases Performance Task Screening Tools

This past week, Achieve released two new tools that will assist teachers in evaluating science assessment tasks to determine whether they accommodate for the three-dimensionality of NGSS. The Science Task Prescreen is used to conduct a quick review of assessment tasks…

California EEI Curriculum: Newly NGSS-Aligned

The FREE K-12 Environmental Education Initiative Curriculum is now aligned with NGSS and offers great “storylines” to frame your instruction and help build powerful stewards of Mother Earth. The 85 available units provide lessons and resources that support the teaching…