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February 14, 2022 Celebrating African Americans in STEM

February can be a hectic month. If you live in the Northern Midwest (like me), the weather is constantly fluctuating between temperate sunlit days and…

February 9, 2022 What's Your Education Side Hustle?

*Today’s blog is a guest post by Emily Gillain, a 3rd grade teacher. We all know that teachers often have jobs on the…

February 7, 2022 Celebrating African American Writers with Students

One of my favorite poems is “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou. If you’ve never read it or heard it performed, I cannot recommend…

February 4, 2022 Encouraging Students' Unique Passion

Earlier this week, I learned about Valerie Thomas. Valerie Thomas was an African American scientist and innovator who is best known for creating the illusion…

February 2, 2022 STEM-ing from the Past

Are you ready to have your mind blown? Going back across generations, your ancestors and your ancestor’s ancestors form an unbroken…

January 12, 2022 Helping Students Embrace Curiosity and Creativity

Every teacher knows that curiosity is one of the pillars of education. The desire to know, to explore, to understand what makes things do what…

January 7, 2022 Be the Hope in 2022

I have something to confess; after 2 years of living under COVID, I’d started to feel pretty hopeless. This despair reached its peak (or perhaps…

January 5, 2022 Ice Cream for Dinner and Encouraging Play

Should you ever eat ice cream for dinner at school? I never used to think so; I’m still not sure I do.…