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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…

sotg
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…

July 11, 2022 Inviting Students to Meaningful PBL

Last week, I helped facilitate a Zoom call between a group of elementary students and the Florida nonprofit, Keepers of the Springs. The interview…

Nature
June 29, 2022 The Need for Nature

There’s a small walking trail near my home where I frequently go to relax. It’s nothing extraordinary, just a little park with a gravel path…

students
June 27, 2022 Your Students Can Change the World

I recently stumbled across a fascinating bit of trivia. In 2012, a fifth-grade teacher in Kansas City, MO, gave his students a lesson on molecules…

May 25, 2022 Keep Curiosity Alive This Summer

Well, we’ve made it. The end of the school year is just around the corner. It’s been a long journey and I think everyone has…

May 6, 2022 Keep Learning Weird

The secretary was a little nervous, I could tell. A strange man was hobbling up the stairs. His shirt was torn. He had…

May 2, 2022 The STEAM Dream Team: Celebrating AANHPI Innovators

May is a month where the United States celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander, and as of 2021, Native Hawaiian heritage. The diversity of culture, language,…