blog postsFirst Annual BeeBlitzJun 9, 2015 12:45 pm172 views Mark your calendar for the first annual BeeBlitz during National Pollinator Week. Nature lovers and concerned citizens in Illinois, Missouri, and Ohio are invited to get outside, snap pictures of bees on Sunday, June 21st, and upload their findings to BeeSpotter, the citizen science project run in collaboration between the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Entomology and the Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education.PEEC-Alignment Draft - Available for Public ReviewJun 3, 2015 8:30 am51 views The first draft of the NGSS Primary Evaluation of Essential Criteria for Alignment (PEEC-Alignment) is now posted for public review. Educators, administrators, researchers, curriculum developers and all other interested parties are encouraged to review and provide feedback by July 1, 2015. Learn more about this tool, and how it differs from the EQuIP rubric, at the Next Generation Science Standards homepage.From the [Ctrl-Shift] BlogMay 4, 2015 10:00 am12 views Read the latest from MSTE's own George Reese at the [Ctrl-Shift] blog.Inquiry 2.0Mar 13, 2015 10:15 am44 views Greetings from the NGSS@NSTA Forum! How to Discuss Vaccines in a ClassroomFeb 6, 2015 9:00 am654 views In light of the measles outbreak in California and the Southwest, are you wondering what role, if any, schools can play in teaching students about vaccines? Here are a few resources including lesson plans about the science of vaccines, infectious diseases, and modeling an outbreak.