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In this ASCD designed course The Next Generation Science Standards: An Introduction , you will start with the background and genesis of the standards and conclude with assessment of the three dimensions (3-D) of learning. In between, you will discover the relationship between A Framework for K–12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), science learning progressions, 3-D learning and instruction, and engineering practices and design. Through the in-depth readings, video examples, and supplementary resources, you’ll explore ways to begin implementing these standards and this revolutionary new mode of teaching science into your classroom, district, or state.