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Guest Contributors | September 15, 2000 | Literacy

Slip inside a student's head and listen as she reads and uses a coding strategy to respond to the information in "Inside a Snail's Shell," an article in the FOSS Science Stories Structures of Life.

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Guest Contributors | September 12, 2000 | FOSS in Schools

As I reflect on the 1999-2000 school year and the turn of a century, the changes in my professional life feel as momentous. Teaching is and has been the main focus of my life. I had wanted to be a teacher ever since I can remember.

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Mary Frances Smitley | September 11, 2000 | FOSS in Schools

The classroom is decorated with brightly-colored bulletin boards. Student work is creatively displayed on the walls. Students' desks are aligned in small pods ready for group work. Yet, as you enter the classroom, you are distracted from its order. Groups of students on the floor draw your attention.

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Sue Jagoda | September 08, 2000 | FOSS Outdoors

On June 26, 2000, 27 educators from all over the United States began their week-long FOSS Earth History adventure on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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Carol Fenley and Sue Simpson | September 05, 2000 | FOSS in Schools

Voices call for attention, fingers squash the fabric pointing to artists' squares, and little eyes attract a visitor to gaze at each unique area of the class quilt.

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