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Equitable learning opportunities require knowing the curriculum and responding to the diverse needs of students. Explore how FOSS provides universal access and targeted instruction for vulnerable students. Discuss assets and supports students need to be successful in science and engineering.
Students should experience and make sense of relevant science phenomena that connect to and define standards. Learn strategies for providing direct experience with lasers and optical fibers to guide students in figuring things out using models to explain phenomena.
Engage with firsthand experiences that provide a context for interacting in meaningful ways to develop science understandings. Discover the FOSS ELD chapters that support teachers in planning for integrated and designated ELD. Receive tools for providing ELD opportunities in FOSS.
The word “assessment” can strike fear into the hearts of teachers and students. Join FOSS developers to learn how assessment can be transformed into an integrated teaching tool that both teachers and students grades 3–8 embrace to create a classroom culture that motivates effort and growth mindset to improve learning. (Gr 3¬8)
Students need to experience and make sense of relevant science phenomena that connect to and define standards—a challenging task for teachers. Learn strategies for providing direct experience with phenomena and guiding students to constructing explanations and developing models to explain everyday phenomena around them using the FOSS program. (Gr K–8)
Engage in activities using lasers and optical fibers in the FOSS Next Generation Waves Course for middle school. Explore the phenomena of refraction and reflection that allow information transfer by fiber optic technology, and identify connections to the three dimensions of NGSS. (Gr 6¬8)