Lane ESD provides curriculum, instruction and assessment support for science to Lane County schools. Lane ESD tailors professional development around aligning and articulating curriculum, evaluating programs, and work sample development and implementation.
Lane ESD supports the implementation of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) through workshops, consultation, classroom coaching, and grant partnerships. Professional learning around the NGSS will be hosted at the ESD and can also be scheduled at districts or schools. There are currently grants supporting NGSS and Common Core State Standards that will open to additional cohorts of teachers in Spring 2016. One to two hour sessions around the Local Performance Assessment in grades 3-12 science are also available. Science specialist Bob Curtis is available for district and school site presentations.
Any upcoming workshops can be found on the Workshops & Training schedule.
- Next Generation Science Standards
- NGSS Hub at NSTA (great for accessing standards by topic and unit)
- Tools for Ambitious Science Teaching
- Phenomena for NGSS