Creative and Critical Thinking

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March 25, 2022 Fostering Flowers and Student Growth

If there’s one thing I love about spring, it’s the flowers. The weather can be temperamental, and the time change consistently throws off my sleep…

March 16, 2022 Get Students Smiling with Games

Sometimes you just need to help kids smile. I’ve been mulling over this statement quite a lot in the recent days. I don’t want to…

March 11, 2022 Celebrating Exceptional Women in History

I’ve always felt that students need real-life heroes they can look up to. Individuals who, while often imperfect, still used their talents to make the…

March 7, 2022 Perfecting Project-Based Learning

Professional storyteller Donald Davis once recounted how his 4th grade teacher took their classroom on a trip around the world. Of course, it wasn’t a…

March 4, 2022 Winning with Wordle: Inspiring Student Literacy

I know I’m arriving late to the game (literally), but I was recently introduced to the online sensation that is Wordle. For those of you…

February 23, 2022 Closing Out Black History Month as a Classroom

I’ve written quite a lot about Black History Month these past few weeks. I’ve covered notable African American writers and authors, as…

February 16, 2022 Sharing the Love through SEL

Some time ago, I read a book about love. Bear with me, I promise it’s not as weird as it sounds. The book in question…

February 11, 2022 Fail Like an Olympian

Regular readers of Inquiry Insider know that I’m a big fan of the Olympics. I love the spectacle, the messages of unity and sportsmanship,…