Distance Learning and Technology

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October 21, 2022 Celebrate October with Weird STEM

There’s nothing quite like the October season. For a single month, everyone is allowed to be weird.  We dress up in costumes, fill our neighborhoods…

October 3, 2022 Technology in the Classroom: Is it Worth It?

*Today's blog post was written by Betsy Weston Imagine this: You walk through your classroom and your students are working independently on their school-issued device.…

September 26, 2022 The Need for Risk

A few weeks ago, I tried something new. It all began when I noticed a restaurant near the road that I take to get home…

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September 16, 2022 Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. This annual event is an opportunity celebrate the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to our…

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September 7, 2022 Growth is a Tangled Slinky

September is a contradiction; the summer wanes and the leaves begin to turn. The grass, at least in my yard, grows more slowly…

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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…

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July 1, 2022 Encouraging Young Girls to Engage with STEM

Some time ago, I had the opportunity to interview Mary Winn, a senior scientist at the Van Andel Institute. Winn uses her expertise in…

May 20, 2022 Celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month Together

School can be a busy place. There are lessons to be taught, homework to be graded, tests to take, and a myriad of other responsibilities…