Tools to design instruction that supports all students to meet Iowa Core expectations in science.

Tools to engage in assessment for learning and assessment of learning the Iowa Core in science.

Professional Development

Tools to use in professional development in science.

  • The Implementation Map for Administrators, Coaches and Teachers (IMpACT) is a tool designed as a self-reflection to assist in determination of the level of implementation of the Iowa Science Standards and the five innovations of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
  • STEM Smart Brief - Provides information on research and promising practices in teaching and learning under the Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Professional development for the Iowa Science Standards, and resources from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), and education partners