Talkin' 'Bout Next Generation

An Introduction to NGSS - NJASCD North Event

Thursday, April 21st, 4:30pm

600 Garretson Road

Bridgewater, NJ

Bridgewater Raritan High School Library

An Introduction to NGSS

  • Provide practical applications of the Next Generation Science Standards

  • Review the major shifts in the NGSS

  • Discuss the NGSS implementation timeline

  • Offer resources for transitioning to NGSS for both classroom activities and curriculum development

Schedule of Events

4:30 - 5:00 ~ Registration & Conversation

5:00 - 5:45 ~ Keynote Speaker: Mr. Rob Rolling

5:45 - 6:30 ~ Break-Out Sessions: K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Mr. Rob Rolling

K-12 Supervisor of Science & Physical Education
Waldwick Public Schools

Rob Rolling is in his 20th year in education and after spending the first 11 years as a science teacher in Union City, NJ, began his career in Waldwick as a Life Science and Biology teacher. As the Supervisor in Waldwick, he oversees the curriculum, observations and administrative issues of the department. Over the past few years he has worked closely with Michael Heinz, Science coordinator for the NJDOE, to help develop classroom sample assessment tasks for biology, work as a facilitator for EQuiP Rubric training, and served with Achieve in Washington, DC to develop the NGSS rubrics.