NGSS Guide Maps

News Release Issued Feb. 19, 2014.

Aimee Govett, Bethany Wiles, Gene Athon, Larry Bowman, and Sandy Watkins
Aimee Govett, Bethany Wiles, Gene Athon, Larry Bowman, and Sandy Watkins

STEM VISIONAIRES – Members of the ETSU Northeast Tennessee Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Innovation Hub Advisory Council, meeting at ETSU on Feb. 19, are pictured reviewing guide maps that correlate current Tennessee Department of Education Curriculum Standards for Science Education with the Next Generation Science Standards, a project created by ETSU’s Larry Bowman, National Science Foundation graduate fellow for K-12 education, pictured fourth from the left. Also pictured, L-R, are Dr. Aimee Govett, ETSU professor, Center for Excellence in Math and Science Education; Dr. Bethany Wilkes, curriculum coordinator for Career and Technical Education, Tennessee Department of Education, Nashville; Gene Athon, director, applied technology and principal scientist at Nuclear Fuel Services, Erwin; and Sandy Watkins, principal of the Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, Kingsport. The February 2014 edition of the National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) “Navigator Newsletter” shared a link and information about the guide maps created by Bowman. (Photo by Bob Robinson, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton.)

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