What are some immediate steps you can take to improve science teaching in your district, school, or classroom? What can you do individually? Who can you partner with to work more broadly?
In what ways are assessment, curriculum, instructional practices, and opportunities for teacher learning aligned in your school or district? What shortcomings do you observe in this respect? What are the hurdles to improving alignment?
What are the challenges and possibilities in your school or district for supporting teachers’ ongoing learning with colleagues, focusing on the science content they are expected to teach?
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