Posts for March 2009

Larry Malone | March 04, 2009 | Observations by Larry

One year ago the FOSS codirectors called a small group of colleagues to a meeting in Berkeley. Their arrival coincided with the 31st annual BAEER Fair.

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Guest Contributors | March 02, 2009 | Science Reform

Toward the end of the 2007–08 school year, the FOSS staff at the Lawrence Hall of Science received a phone call from Bill Schmitt, a colleague who had previously teamed with FOSS during the Galaxy Classroom project. Bill heads the Science Center of Inquiry (SCI) in Arizona. He was helping the Marion City School District get some input about inquiry-based curriculum to use in the middle school to help reform science teaching and learning in the district. The Marion City School District includes a single middle school, Grant Middle School, having consolidated all four of its middle schools into one in 2004.

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