Recommended Books and Readings
NGSS Scope and Sequence Curriculum Resources
Elgin District U-46 (Illinois)
Science Management Observation Protocol
By Victor Sampson
A checklist of observable characteristics of classrooms that are implementing inquiry-based instructional practices. This is intended as a self-reflective or coaching document, NOT an evaluative document.
NGSS FAQ's and Structure Explained
By Cindy Workosky and Ted Willard (NSTA)
NGSS Parent Guides for K-12 Classrooms
(NSTA) Outstanding resource for sharing what is happening in your classroom with parents. Also has links to PE (performance expectation) summaries for each grade level. The site also has customizable PDF forms that allow you to insert the name of your district etc.