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Guest Contributors | September 22, 2016 | Miscellaneous

Four books and a card game.

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Guest Contributors | September 22, 2016 | FOSS in Schools

What if I told you that that science did not have to be taught as an isolated subject? That you could integrate science as part of your English language arts (ELA) time? Or as part of your mathematics block? That is exactly how I use my FOSS Weather on Earth Module in my fourth-grade classroom.

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Diana Vélez | September 21, 2016 | Professional Development

Ever wonder who those awesome people are who show up at your district to share their knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm for teaching FOSS? I caught up with one of those shining stars at a recent meeting for FOSS consultants to find out what makes her special.

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Natalie Yakushiji | September 21, 2016 | FOSS in Schools

Bell Gardens Elementary School, one of 17 elementary schools in the Montebello USD in Southern California, has recently been honored as a recipient of the California Gold Ribbon School Award.

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Larry Malone | September 21, 2016 | Observations by Larry

My continuing ruminations regarding the interpretation and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards has exposed yet another dimension of the NGSS vision.

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Kathy Long | September 21, 2016 | Assessment

If we’re focusing on formative assessment, how are we supposed to give grades?

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Erica Beck Spencer | September 21, 2016 | FOSS in Schools

Three years ago, Portland, Maine, wanted to beat the summer achievement loss by engaging children in something they knew the students would love—science!

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Jessica Penchos | September 20, 2016 | FOSS Program

The FOSS Middle School team is ready to announce that the Next Generation Edition for FOSS grades 6–8 is available! If you are currently a FOSS Middle School Second Edition user, you will receive automatic access to a digital upgrade from Second Edition to FOSS Next Generation Middle School. Here’s how it works.

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FOSS Newsletter Staff | September 20, 2016 | FOSS Program

We’re pleased to announce that the FOSS Next Generation K–5 Edition has won both the 2016 AAP REVERE Award for Whole Curriculum—Science as well as the coveted 2016 AAP REVERE Golden Lamp Award for best Whole Curriculum overall!

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