Two students from International Community School took on the topic of gender equality in a recent essay contest. It paid off for both of them as Julia Lee and Santoshi Pisupati took home second and third place, respectively.
2014-15 6-8 Science Adoption Committee Meeting Summaries
November 13, 2014
On November 13, committee members continued learning about the Next Generation Science Standards by analyzing a middle school science lesson. Committee members also began developing “best instructional practice” and science standards checklists (rubrics) that will be used next year to analyze materials.
October 3, 2014
Middle school science teachers, administrators, and parents met for a full day on October 3, 2014 to learn more about the Next Generation Science Standards and best instructional practices for 6-8 science. They will be using this learning to develop alignment and best practice checklists (rubrics) that will be used to review science materials next year. A recommendation for 6-8 science materials is scheduled for the spring of 2016.