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New Resource Describes What Student Performance of NGSS Looks Like

Posted on January 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM CST

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In an effort to clearly show what students should know and be able to do in order to satisfy each performance expectation (PE) in the NGSS, Achieve has released NGSS Evidence Statements for high school. The statements describe how students will use the practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas (DCI) together to demonstrate proficiency by clarifying how the three dimensions could be assessed together, rather than in independent units; the underlying knowledge required for each DCI; the detailed approaches to science and engineering practices; and how crosscutting concepts might be used to deepen content- and practice-driven learning. Learn more here.