A school district in Los Angeles, California is leading in new scientific standards amidst need for revision. Torrance unified has unraveled their standards by training their teachers and revealing them to their students. The standards have now been adopted by 19 states, and emphasizes additional learning for all teaching staff, even more seasoned educators. California schools are now requiring teachers to go into seminars or sit in on other classes. It is expected that by spring of 2019, all students will be taught to this new standard.
- Torrance school district has recently retrained 500 teachers to these new standards
- The standard involve more immersive, hands on education over memorization by rote.
- This should help in science to excite students about the subject and learn the applied nature of these facts.
“Without relying on outside funding, or major grant money, Torrance Unified has trained more than 500 teachers and has unveiled the new standards to all 24,000 students in the district.”