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Ten Minutes to Improving Science Achievement (FOSS, NSTA), Nov 14

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
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)

Making Sense of Phenomena with FOSS (FOSS, NSTA), Nov 14

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
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)

Wave Properties and Information Technologies (FOSS, NSTA), Nov 14

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
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)

Ten Minutes to Improving Science Achievement (FOSS, NSTA), Dec 12

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
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)

Making Sense of Phenomena with FOSS (FOSS, NSTA), Dec 12

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
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)

Wave Properties and Information Technologies (FOSS, NSTA), Dec 12

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
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)

Science for All Students—Access and Equity (FOSS, NSTA), Dec 12

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
Providing equitable learning opportunities for all students requires knowing the curriculum, understanding the diverse needs of your students, and responding effectively to those needs. Join us for a closer look at how the FOSS program provides both universal access and targeted instruction for your most vulnerable students. (Gr K–8)

Tackling MS-ETS with FOSS Variables and Design (FOSS, NSTA), Dec 12

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
Experience the FOSS Next Generation Variables and Design Course middle grades 5–8. This 4-week course engages students in designing controlled experiments with variables that affect an air-trolley system before defining a community engineering problem. This new STEM course can supplement your science class, STEM club, makerspace, or afterschool program. (Gr 5–8)

Arguing for Social Justice, Feb 1

October 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
The convergence among science, math, and language provides the foundation for making viable social justice arguments. This year we will focus on how environmental literacy can be developed by using this convergence.