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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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Erica Beck Spencer | February 23, 2016 | FOSS Outdoors

Has a student of yours ever asked a question so big and so important that everything else had to stop until the answer could be found?

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Erica Beck Spencer | March 30, 2015 | FOSS Outdoors

Pockets of educators across the country are considering how to get children outside on a more regular basis.

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Kristin Metz | September 04, 2014 | FOSS Outdoors

In a new University of Chicago study, LaForce and Bancroft (2014) found that elementary science teachers in Boston Public Schools (BPS) are taking science outdoors across the district, benefiting students and science instruction overall.

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Erica Beck Spencer | September 03, 2014 | FOSS Outdoors

Have you had the opportunity to look through a FOSS Third Edition Teacher Toolkit yet? If so, you may have seen the ladybug icon in the margin or language such as "use the outdoor learning door" or "grab the outdoor teaching supplies."

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Erica Beck Spencer and Kristin Metz | September 08, 2008 | FOSS Outdoors

Science teachers in Boston Public Schools (BPS) are getting kids outside on a regular basis, despite teaching in an urban district, in a high-stakes testing environment, and in a typically pressure-packed 21st-century public school. These outdoor explorations are an integral part of teaching with the elementary FOSS modules.

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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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