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2014 NSTA Long Beach Area Conference - in Collaboration with CSTA • December 4 - 6, 2014 • Long Beach Convention Center

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»Registration is now open - early bird registration ends October 24, 2014 (links to NSTA site for registration) - CSTA Members can save up to $90 on registration!

»*NEW*: CSTA Night at the Aquarium - NGSS Science & Engineering Showcase Call for Proposals

*NEW*: Pre-Conference Field Courses: Catalina Island and San Andreas Fault Tour

»*NEW*: CSTA Annual Meeting, Awards Presentation, and Keynote Address will take place on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the Long Beach Convention Center, 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm.

»*NEW*: Conference workshops, short courses, and field courses are now available online - get a head start on your conference plans by creating your own personal schedule today. A PDF of the Conference Preview is available for download. (links to NSTA site)

September 2014 Issue: Integrating Science and Common Core

» Science and Math: Working to Connect NGSS and CCSS

» Writing for Conceptual Change

» Bridging Science and Math with Classroom Engineering

» Integrating Common Core into Everyday Teaching

» Shifting Priorities: Teaching Students to Defend and Not Just Identify Answers

» Supporting Common Core ELA Standards in the High School Science Classroom

And much more - click here to be taken to the front page.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

NGSS for California - Resources, PD Events, and More

» NGSS PD Event Calendar

» EQuIP Rubric for Science - a tool for evaluating alignment and quality of lessons and units with respect to NGSS.

» NGSS Blog

» Funding support for NGSS Implementation and Professional Development.

What's Happening Next?:

» Classroom Science Teachers Needed to Apply for State-Level Service on the Instructional Quality Commission - Application Deadline: October 20, 2014

» Science Curriculum Framework and Instructional Materials Review Committee (CFCC) Meeting - October 9-10, 2014

Spotlight

» NGSS Science and Engineering Showcase at the CSTA Night at the Aquarium – Call for Proposals

» Joint CSTA/NSTA Membership Offer - Save $20!

» Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards: A Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning - Fresno - September 30, 2014

» 2015 California Science Education Conference - Date and Location Announced!

» 2014 CSTA Award Winners Announced!

» CSTA Celebrates 50 Years - Donate Today!

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