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FOSS Newsletter Staff | March 26, 2020 | FOSS Outdoors

As educators, we can encourage our students to do things that are good for their mental health that sometimes parents struggle to get their kids to do. Here is the link to an optional Everyday Outside Challenge.

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Jessica Penchos | October 30, 2019 | Planning Guides

We'd like to introduce you to one of the newest FOSS tools, the Grade-Level Planning Guide. These guides, published in 2018 and available on FOSSweb, give you a new way to take a cohesive, year-long view of your FOSS instruction.

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Diana Vélez | October 30, 2019 | Access and Equity

As schools and districts implement NGSS, three-dimensional learning, and phenomena, there’s another critical piece that needs ongoing attention—making sure we meet the diverse needs of all students.

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Natalie Yakushiji | September 05, 2019 | Technology

Welcome to the start of a new school year! Now is a good time to make sure your FOSSweb resources are set up for yourself and your students and to familiarize yourself with any new changes or updates that have taken place on FOSSweb over the summer.

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Erica Beck Spencer and Brian Campbell | September 05, 2019 | Sense-Making

Sense-making discussions are a critical part of effective science teaching. Brian Campbell speaks with expert educator, Erica Beck Spencer, about how she strengthened her teaching practice by consistently working to improve her effectiveness at leading sense-making discussions.

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David Lippman | July 30, 2019 | Uncategorized

FOSS and Delta Education/School Specialty are committed to providing students and teachers with content that is accessible for all. FOSSweb has a variety of components that help address accessibility standards.

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FOSS Newsletter Staff | July 29, 2019 | Uncategorized

School principals and other administrators play a critical role in the implementation of high-quality science programs at schools. The FOSS Administrators’ Toolbox is an online tool designed to help the site administrator successfully implement the FOSS Next Generation program.

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FOSS Newsletter Staff | June 18, 2019 | Uncategorized

This summer we thought we'd revisit some books that helped inspire FOSS staff to embed outdoor learning throughout our program and have motivated many readers to do more teaching and learning outside.

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Larry Malone | May 28, 2019 | Observations by Larry

With the publication of the Next Generation iteration of the FOSS program, I am finally satisfied that my labors have come to fruition. Finally got it right! And yet I hear the refrain of the 1960s song, "Is that all there is?"

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FOSS Newsletter Staff | May 28, 2019 | Reviews

The first computer programmer, a card game celebrating women scientists, a FOSS consultants's Top 10 Resources, and more!

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