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AACE - Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

The AACE is a pioneering organization in Internet technology. They are an international, not-for-profit, educational organization with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application. AACE sponsors large, yearly conferences and publishes several major journals. Traditionally, its membership has come from the ranks of higher education.…  learn more

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CEE National Standards

National Standards in Teaching Personal Finance and Economics Ensuring economic and financial literacy standards are in place is the first step in fostering proper K-12 education.  learn more

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McREL has created a compendium of K-12 content standards and related tools offering educators a rich resource for designing standards-based units. CURRICULUM & STANDARDS Like you, we understand the importance and challenge of providing every student with standards-based curriculum that is both rigorous and allows for personalized, engaging learning opportunities. As a national leader in improving…  learn more

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NASA: Next Generation Science Standards

A consortium of 26 states and other science groups created the Next Generation Science Standards. Many states plan on adopting them in the coming years. The standards are organized into three dimensions: disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and cross-cutting concepts.  learn more

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National Academy of Science

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit society of scholars, charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. Scientists are elected by their peers to membership in the NAS for outstanding contributions to research. The NAS is committed to furthering science in America. Interesting…  learn more

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National Council for Social Studies Standards

National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies: A Framework for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment has been widely and successfully used as a framework for teachers, schools, districts, states, and other nations as a tool for curriculum alignment and development. The standards incorporates current research and suggestions for improvement from many experienced practitioners.  learn more

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National Geography Standards

The National Geography Standards represent the consensus of the geography education community around what students should know and be able to do by the time they graduate from the 12th grade.  learn more

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National Science Education Standards

You can download a PDF of The National Science Education Standards (NSES) document from this web page.  learn more

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Next Generation Science Standards

NGSS uses a three-dimensional model, focusing on crosscutting concepts, science and engineering practices, and disciplinary core ideas. Science A-Z supports teachers as they implement NGSS. Certain resources adopt a three-dimensional approach—blending content, big ideas, and practices—while other resources can be combined to support the integration of all three dimensions. Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs) are the…  learn more

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Next Generation Science Standards ("NGSS")

In addition to Common Core, there are other standards in the works out there. The Next Generation Science Standards ("NGSS") were developed by twenty-six states, in collaboration with partners (sounds familiar). It will be coming online over the next few years. In the 21st century, science standards are ever-evolving.  learn more

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SDCOE's K-12 Curriculum & Instruction

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) is committed to helping educators countywide build capacity and confidence so they can provide high-quality, evidence-based instructional and assessment practices which meet the needs of all students. SDCOE AREAS OF SUPPORT Designing and facilitating professional learning that engages schools and districts in continuous improvement Supporting the development of…  learn more

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Teacher Educator Technology Competencies (TETCs)

The Teacher Educator Technology Competencies (TETCs) were developed to support the redesign of teaching in teacher education programs so that ALL teacher educators are prepared to model and integrate technology in their teaching.  Teacher candidates who receive consistent and appropriate experiences with technology throughout their teacher education programs will be more prepared to integrate technology…  learn more