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Md. students discuss Chesapeake Bay conservation

Students from Calvert County, in partnership with Morgan State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, presented their research about the health of the Chesapeake Bay.







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Some good trains of thought seen in NGSS

Although some errors can still be found in the Next Generation Science Standards, they do deliver in terms of encouraging the development of critical thinking skills from K to 12.


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Press release: MD a lead state on NGSS

A Maryland scientist and member of the state board of education speaks about the Next Generation Science Standards, which were released to the public on Tuesday.


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New K-12 science standards are released

A group of 26 states, including both Illinois and Maryland, has finally released the “Next Generation Science Standards.” The effort took several years, and we’ll examine the standards in future posts on this blog.


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2-year-olds have grammar; chimpanzees don’t

Comparative linguistic studies have revealed that very young children understand the rules behind the grammar they’re using and don’t simply imitate words and phrases they hear from adults.