Supports National Standards
Heads Up student articles and teacher's guides support Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Standards charts covering individual articles (including teacher's guides) are available below.
Note: Previous Heads Up materials support the following national standards: NRC's National Science Education Standards, NCTE/IRA's Standards for the English Language Arts, and McREL's Standards and Benchmarks (subject area: Life Skills). Please refer to individual Heads Up lesson plans for the specific standards covered.