Standards for Language Instruction

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Many schools, ours included, have adopted the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which outline what learners need to be able to do at each level.

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The entire framework for the CEFR can be found here. There’s also an excellent Teacher’s Guide to the Common European Framework, which can be found here.

Next Generation Science Standards

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The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were informed via international bookmarking and are available here. They currently inform science in our middle school and will be fully integrated into our K-12 curriculum during our next curriculum cycle update for science. Other grade levels are currently aligned with the Washington State Standards for science.