• Math, Science, ELA Venn

    What do the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics and the Next Generation Science Standards have in common? 


    Practices and Habits of Mind 


    Science and Engineering Practices:

    • Asking questions and defining problems
    • Developing and using models
    • Planning and carrying out investigations
    • Analyzing and interpreting data
    • Using mathematics, information and computer technology, and computational thinking
    • Constructing explanations and designing solutions
    • Engaging in argument from evidence
    • Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

    Standards for Mathematical Practice:

    • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
    • Reason abstractly and quantitatively
    • Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
    • Model with mathematics
    • Use appropriate tools strategically
    • Attend to precision
    • Look for and make use of structure
    • Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

    Capacities of the Literate Individual – Habits of Mind 

    “Students who are college & career ready in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and in language …

    • demonstrate independence
    • build strong content knowledge
    • respond to varying  demands of audience, task, purpose, and discipline
    • comprehend as well as critique
    • value evidence
    • use technology and digital media strategically and capably
    • come to understand other perspectives and cultures. 

    Retrieved 8/7/2015  from http://www.nsta.org/about/collaboration/congresspast.aspx “An Introduction to The Next Generation Science Standards” National Congress on Science Education San Juan, Puerto Rico   July 1720, 2013 


    Based on work by Tina Cheuk originally published in Science Magazine April 2-13 Science 19 April 2013: Vol. 340 no. 6130 pp. 276-277 “Opportunities and Challenges in Next Generation Standards” E. K. Stage, H. Asturias, T. Cheuk,  P. A. Daro,  S. B. Hampton http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6130/276