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Downloadable NGSS Resources on “Padlet”

Select the desired grade: K-5 | 6-8 | 9-12

Storyboarding an NGSS Unit

Learn how to effectively use this 40”x40” laminated graphic organizer to conceptualize an NGSS phenomenon-based unit of instruction, leading to specific lesson plans using the 5E inquiry model.
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Unit/Lesson Development Resources

EDU Consulting's mission is to provide innovative professional learning and strategic planning to public school districts, charter, private and parochial schools, business and industry, to improve teaching and student learning. To achieve our mission, we work collaboratively with community-based, non-profit, business/industry, parent and various organizations in prioritizing STEM and Career/Technical Education training programs.

Weekly Tip

#28- Let’s Support International Science Students!

2021 Regeneron Virtual International Science and Engineering Fair

During the 13 years as president of the Los Angeles County Science and Engineering Fair, I had multiple opportunities to support students competing in an annual event, the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). I had the privilege of chaperoning multiple years, and as an observer, meet and speak with students, teachers, parents, and judges from all over the world. It was amazing to chat and interact with these international students that represented the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators.

With the worldwide COVID crisis, the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair has gone virtual, as did many of the county and state science and engineering fairs across the nation. This offers a unique opportunity for you and your students to experience the excitement, creativity and academic excellence that epitomizes the ISEF event.

CLICK HERE to get a glimpse of the preliminary program for the week of May 16-21.

From the opening session on Sunday, May 16th, the variety of workshops and panel discussions offered throughout the week, to the culminating Grand Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 21st, you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience.

I encourage you to consider ways to include STEM research competitions into your curriculum and instruction. It supports every one of the Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs) for the Next Generation Science Standards.

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Stay healthy and safe! Dean

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