Author: Annie Ransom

About Annie

Annie Ransom

Annie Ransom lives in Oxnard with her husband and two children (three and six) and works as the science coach at University Preparation Charter School at California State University, Channel Islands. She works with students, teachers, and teacher candidates throughout Ventura County to ignite curiosity in lessons and improve science education at large. In January 2020, she and her family will embark on her most exciting educational journey to date as a Fulbright Fellow in Finland studying phenomenon-based education.

“For the love of God, not one more thing!” This was my first thought when hearing about the Environmental Principles & Concepts (EP&Cs) roughly three years into my Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) journey. After much struggle and frustration I was by no means an expert, but was just beginning to feel like I had […]