The Standards I Teach
- The 2010 Mississippi Science Framework – These are the science standards Mississippi students are to master. The 8th Grade standards are of particular importance to my work.
- The Common Core State Standards – These are the literacy and mathematics standards our children are to master. It is important to know and understand them.
Science Ed Links
- National Science Teachers Association
- The Next Generation Science Standards
- STEM Education Coalition
- STEAM Education
Mississippi Ed Links
- The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) – Our state department of education.
- Desoto County Schools – My home school district.
- The Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) – In November of 2015, Mississippi voters will be able to vote for a constitutional amendment to fully fund MAEP. Here is an explanation of what that means.
- Better Schools, Better Jobs – This is the group pushing Initiative #42 to fully fund MAEP.
- Mississippi GEG – Mississippi’s own Google Educators Group, led by Dr. Will Deyamport.
- Mississippi Writing/Thinking Institute