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May 5, 2021 YOU Put the “Extra” into Extraordinary

Teachers. We love you. And while Teacher Appreciation Week occurs only once during the year, we at Van Andel Institute for Education feel…

April 26, 2021 3 Things to Remember for Increasing Student Engagement

If there are two things all educators can agree upon, it’s that learning is important and that learning should be fun. There’s nothing like seeing…

April 9, 2021 Looking Forward Together

Over Easter weekend I was fortunate enough to spend a little time with family. In fact, the weather was so nice that we decided to…

April 5, 2021 5 Ways to Celebrate Your Library

I love going to the library. I don’t care if that statement makes me sound like a nerd, it is unabashedly true. Even as a…

March 29, 2021 Three Ways to Make Your Classroom Environmentally Conscious

I have always loved the ocean. In elementary school, I attended a trip to the Shedd Aquarium and was absolutely mesmerized by the aquatic life…

March 26, 2021 Women in STEM: An Interview with VAI Scientist Mary Winn

History is filled with remarkable women. Over the past month, Inquiry insider has endeavored to share stories of women who…

March 22, 2021 Of Science and Stories

Have you ever heard the story of The Ant and the Grasshopper? As the fable goes, the Ant works throughout the summer…

March 15, 2021 5 Types of Books for Your Classroom

March is National Reading Month, which for a bookworm like me is always exciting. There’s nothing I love more than sharing the latest books which…