Erica Beck Spencer | March 07, 2017 | Science Notebooks

John Muir Laws, also known as "Jack," has spent his career looking for the best tools to connect people to nature in order to help them fall in love with the world around them. He has dedicated his life to the art of nature journaling and to offering step-by-step guidance to help students and adults feel confident getting started.

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Guest Contributors | September 09, 2003 | Science Notebooks

When effective professional development is in place and teachers are properly prepared to implement the use of FOSS modules in their classrooms, teachers are ready to move beyond the instructional guide and connect the curriculum in ways that meet the needs of their own classroom and school communities. As a teacher's level of expertise increases, the use of science notebooks becomes more prevalent. Teachers are finding that using science notebooks in conjunction with FOSS science modules is a logical next step to ensure that student achievement is affected in an even more powerful way than the use of kits alone.

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