Curricular Resources

Curriculum Development and Evaluation References and Suggested Readings


Krajcik, J., Codere, S., Dahsah, C., Bayer, R., & Mun, K. (2014). Planning Instruction to Meet the Intent of the Next Generation Science Standards. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 25(2), 157-175. Retrieved from

Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (2012). Understanding by design [White Paper]. ASCD: Alexandria, VA. Retrieved from


NextGen Science Storylines. (2019). Teacher Handbook for NextGen Science Storylines. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern. Retrieved from

OpenSciEd. (2020). Teacher Handbook: Middle School Science, Version 3. Retrieved from


EQuIP Rubric for Lessons & Units: Science. Retrieved from

OpenSciEd. Resources available at

NextGen TIME Resources. Resources available at

Next Generation Science Storylines. Resources available at