MA schools expected to teach about energy, renewables.

Submitted by Shawn Reeves
2006-04-18 20:58:28

There are many goals from the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework you might consider teaching in the context of energy production and use.
According to David Driscoll, Commissioner of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachuestts, "this framework presents the guidelines for learning, teaching, and assessment in science and technology/engineering for the Commonwealth’s public schools. Based on scholarship, sound research, and effective practice, the framework will enable teachers and administrators to strengthen curriculum and instruction from prekindergarten through grade 12."
The full document is available at
http://www.doe.mass.edu/frameworks/current.html

Samples include required concepts and approaches suggested for contextual learning. Teachers: Please review the document to learn which standards apply to your grade and subject.


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