MAY 22, 2013 - 3pm & 7pm (two 75-minute sessions with receptions afterward)
UW Tower Auditorium, University of Washington Seattle Campus
A new set of ambitious learning goals for K-12 science and engineering education is outlined in the National Research Council Framework for K-12 Science Education and the associated Next Generation Science Standards . The UW Institute for Science + Math Education will host two public events to provide an overview of this new vision. A panel will highlight unique features of this new vision, present instructional examples from formal and informal education, discuss equity issues, and describe strategies for best supporting implementation.