The documents and aids below provide almost everything educators need to understand and implement the Ohio's New Learning Standards in Science. Learn about the global context in which the standards were developed, compare them with Ohio's 2002 Science standards and see how they are successfully implemented in the classroom.
Hear about the Ohio's New Learning Standards in Science Model Curriculum by clicking on the audio podcast link below. Learn how to use these documents by viewing the example found below in MP4 format.
- Alignment Toolkit Phase 2: Revision of District Curriculum (NEW)
These tools create a framework from the science standards and model curriculum for planning units around big ideas/concepts and sequencing units to the school year. The framework also deals with intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary connections; diverse learner considerations; technology integration; formative, summative and performance-based assessment practices; and resources.
- Instructions for using the Alignment Toolkit Phase Two: Revision of District Curriculum
This is a link to a brief instruction video that will help guide users through the transitioning and implementation steps.
Science Phase Two - Revision of District Curriculum