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BSCS Science Learning regularly releases reports with insights pertaining to instructional materials development, teacher professional learning, leadership development, and research. See below for a selection of reports.

Designing Citizen Science for Both Science and Education: A Workshop Report

January 2018

This report presents guidelines and strategies for designing citizen science projects with scientific and educational benefits.

Guidelines for Assessing Instructional Materials that Exemplify the NGSS

May 2017

This report includes four categories of criteria for evaluating student and teacher materials while also providing a blueprint for creating tools and processes to conduct valid assessments.

Math/Science Teacher Leadership Synthesis Project

February 2017

Three reports have resulted from a synthesis project intended to build consensus on the key attributes of high-quality math/science teacher leadership development programs.

The BSCS 5E Instructional Model: Origins and Effectiveness

July 2006

This report explores the BSCS 5E Instructional Model’s effectiveness and widespread use in curriculum development.