education

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responsibility
August 1, 2022 Fostering Student Responsibility

Earlier this month, I became the proud owner of a new cat. To be honest, this wasn’t exactly my choice. My sister recently moved and…

differ
July 29, 2022 The Power of Student Creativity

The other day my colleagues and I attended a summer camp where we encourage students to think creatively. At least, that’s the simple version of…

Literacy
July 25, 2022 Making Media Literacy a Priority

People often say we’re living in the age of information, but as someone who works in education, I think it would be more accurate to…

science
July 20, 2022 The Science of Fun

A few weeks ago, I took some time off to visit family and help entertain my little nieces and nephews. The kids are at that…

sotg
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…

stem
July 15, 2022 Building a STEM-Filled Future

When I look back on my early memories, I’m astounded at how quickly technology has progressed in such a short time. The only phone in…

cupcakes
July 13, 2022 Treat Yo Self: Remembering to Enjoy the Summer

I’m a big fan of the show Parks and Recreation and one of my favorite episodes is when the characters Tom and Donna decide to…

Nature
June 29, 2022 The Need for Nature

There’s a small walking trail near my home where I frequently go to relax. It’s nothing extraordinary, just a little park with a gravel path…