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District adopts new science standards

District adopts new science standards

By Zoe Cowan

September 21, 2018

Starting this school year, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) has begun phasing out the Integrated Science program. The new program, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), complies with new California science standards that were adopted in 2013. The NGSS program is not a curriculum, but r...

Science Department Re-Evaluates Integrated Science Curriculum

Science Department Re-Evaluates Integrated Science Curriculum

By Jackson Gathard

February 13, 2014

In an effort to improve the Integrated Science program at Tam, the science department took a survey of all science students to gauge how effective the current program is. Some teachers are not confident that the program is fully working. “I wonder if we need more opportunities for students who learn...