Curiosity

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September 17, 2021 From After School Cohort to Fulbright Scholar: An Interview with Eli Bieri

Van Andel Institute for Education (VAI) strives to foster a love of learning in every student who walks through our doors. Whether they join us…

August 30, 2021 Building Classroom Community

In many schools, the first few days tend to follow a familiar pattern. Students arrive at school in the morning and shyly make their way…

August 9, 2021 Curiosity and the Case for Inquiry

If I were to describe children in one word it would probably be “curious”. I came to this realization after spending the past weekend with…

July 2, 2021 4 Ways to Manage Kids’ Tech Time This Summer

We learned a lot this last school year. We were thrust into a world where we all had to become tech wizards in…

June 21, 2021 Remembering Eric Carle

As a kindergarten teacher, I have a great love for picture books. I built my classroom library around a wide…

June 14, 2021 Helping Students Save the World!

Last week on June 8th, environmental nerds like myself celebrated World Oceans Day. World Oceans Day is an unofficial holiday created by the United Nations…

April 28, 2021 Why and Why Not: Two Questions at the Heart of Education

During World War I, the death rate from bacterial pneumonia was 18%. In World War II, that number fell to less than 1%,…

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

*Today's image is brought to you from Teach Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess. Get your copy today!  If there are two…