The state of Connecticut adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in November 2015. As the standards are introduced in classrooms over the next few years, the Bristol Press reports that students will be doing more hands-on science.
“It’s an exciting time for science teachers,” said Richard Gagliardi, the Bristol school district’s director of technology.
NGSS is designed to engage students more in learning scientific and engineering principles and connecting that learning to real world applications, he said.
Click here to read the article in the Bristol press (December 14, 2015)