21st century skills

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August 4, 2022 How Geography Can Teach Students SEL

Last week I had a video call with an old friend. We spent some time catching up on recent events, reminisced a little, and made…

responsibility
August 1, 2022 Fostering Student Responsibility

Earlier this month, I became the proud owner of a new cat. To be honest, this wasn’t exactly my choice. My sister recently moved and…

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July 29, 2022 The Power of Student Creativity

The other day my colleagues and I attended a summer camp where we encourage students to think creatively. At least, that’s the simple version of…

Literacy
July 25, 2022 Making Media Literacy a Priority

People often say we’re living in the age of information, but as someone who works in education, I think it would be more accurate to…

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July 18, 2022 Reflections from Science on the Grand

Last week, VAI’s Science on the Grand returned to Grand Rapids after a two-year hiatus. This STEM-centered conference was created to support educators by providing…

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July 15, 2022 Building a STEM-Filled Future

When I look back on my early memories, I’m astounded at how quickly technology has progressed in such a short time. The only phone in…

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July 13, 2022 Treat Yo Self: Remembering to Enjoy the Summer

I’m a big fan of the show Parks and Recreation and one of my favorite episodes is when the characters Tom and Donna decide to…

June 24, 2022 Remembering to Enjoy Summer

I’m a runner. I’ve always enjoyed the challenge of a good 10K or Marathon. As you might expect, these races require a lot of training…