Readers of THE Journal, the premier resource for K-12 senior-level district and school administrators, named the Full Option Science System™ (FOSS) a best science program for the second consecutive year. The program won silver in THE Journal’s third annual Readers’ Choice Awards in the Best Science Program category, competing against the software, hardware, and services considered most important to the education of K-12 students. Keep reading and learn more about why this program was recognized as a top choice.
FOSS Active-Learning Science Program
Developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley, FOSS Next Generation™ is a K-8 research-based active learning curriculum that engages students through first hand experiences with scientific phenomena. Every FOSS investigation provides multiple exposures to science concepts including dynamic inquiry-based investigations, rigorous science-based reading, integrated technology resources to extend learning, opportunities to apply science to solve engineering challenges, and assessment tools to help teachers monitor student progress in developing understanding.
FOSS Won Best Science Program Award by THE Journal
“We are honored to receive this recognition for FOSS from educators around the country for the second year in a row,” said Bodie Marx, senior vice president of sales and product development for School Specialty Curriculum. “FOSS was developed based on the philosophy that students learn science best by actually doing science. We are proud that K-12 educators recognize the ways that this powerful and engaging curriculum, which we continue to enhance, can bring depth and creativity to science instruction.”
“More than 1,400 education technology professionals, including IT staff and educators, spoke out about the tools they think have the most positive impact on the mission of education,” said David Nagel, editor-in-chief of THE Journal and editorial director for 1105 Media’s Education Group. “All of the winners deserve high praise for their work in K–12 education and the impact they’ve had on teaching and learning, and we congratulate them for being selected by the teachers, administrators and technology staff they serve so well.”
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