The Teacher Toolkit is the most important part of the FOSS Next Generation program. It is here that all the wisdom and experience contributed by hundreds of educators has been assembled. Everything we know about the content of each module, how to teach the subject, and resources that support each investigation are presented here.
Every FOSS module includes either a print or digital edition Teacher's Toolkit for the title. Each toolkit has three parts: an Investigations Guide, Teacher Resources, and a teacher copy of FOSS Science Resources.
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FOSS Next Generation Investigations Guides provide teachers with the support and strategies to help them successfully facilitate the investigations at the core of the program. They include informative chapters overviewing the module. reviewing materials, integrating technology, and effectively using assessment along with detailed guidance before, during, and after each investigation.
FOSS Next Generation Investigations Guides provide complete support:
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The print edition of the Investigations Guide is a durable, hardcover book that will withstand years of everyday classroom use. The spiral-bound format makes it easy to use on the go in your busy classroom. Print editions are included in both print edition and digital student module configurations.
Enjoy the convenience of accessing your eInvestigations Guide (eIG) from a tablet or laptop, whenever you want. Save valuable time by keeping key investigation resources right at your fingertips – collapsible sections allow you to view precisely the content you need.
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FOSS Next Generation Teacher Resources books guide teachers in how the elements of FOSS work and provides notebook and assessment masters. This valuable tool includes chapters on the program pedagogy and teaching strategies for key program elements:
Each module includes the Teacher Resources book for that title. Online versions of Teacher Resources chapters can be accessed via your teacher account on FOSSweb.com. Print editions are included in both print edition and digital student module configurations.
One copy of the student FOSS Science Resources book is included for the teacher as part of the module's Teacher Toolkit. 32 additional copies are included in the module for student use.