Founded on the principles of partnership, collaboration, and cooperation between the federal government and school-based educators, the United States Department of Education designed the School Ambassador Fellowship program to enable outstanding teachers, administrators, and other school leaders to bring their school and classroom expertise to the Education Department and expand their knowledge of the national dialogue about education.
Districts, schools, and educators across the country are working on implementing a new vision for science classrooms based on the Framework for K–12 Science and the NextGeneration Science Standards (NGSS), in which teachers support students in science and engineering practices for building and using science ideas to explain real phenomena and solve real problems.
NextGen TIME is a suite of tools and processes for curriculum-based professional learning that supports educators in evaluating, selecting, and implementing instructional materials designed for next generation science.
“Liberty,” a new exhibit in the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, seeks to tell a more inclusive story of the American Revolution by introducing visitors to people critical to building the nation—yet whose names they’ve likely never heard.
Cereal City Science offers a phenomenon-based K–8 science curriculum designed for the Next Generation Science Standards by integrating science, mathematics, and literacy through an interdisciplinary approach.