Ted Neal, clinical associate professor of science education, helped lead a session with 30 8th-grade teachers on how to best implement the Next Generation Science Standards.
The group gathered at the University of Iowa to brainstorm ways to help teachers, help their students during a professional development opportunity in the Baker Teacher Leader Center in the UI College of Education.
The state of Iowa will require all teachers to teach based on Next Generation Science Standards starting in the 2018-19 school year. Neal and a group of professionals created a book that provides curriculum for teachers to use.
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