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Student Engagement

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January 18, 2023 Inquiry Insider’s Top 5 Blogs of 2022

It’s hard to believe how quickly a year goes by. Every January 1st we make our plans, write down our goals, and hope for the…

mindfulness
January 11, 2023 The Importance of Mindfulness Education in Schools

*Today’s blog post was written by Paul Solarz, a recently retired 4th & 5th grade teacher and author of Learn Like a…

Assessment
December 21, 2022 Beyond Tests: 5 Alternative Assessment Ideas

Did you know that a 5th grade teacher is expected to guide students to mastery of 200 standards each year? Given a typical school year…

Disaster Detectives
November 30, 2022 Turn Students into Disaster Detectives

There are few forces in nature as incredible and destructive as hurricanes. This idea has become especially relevant given the recent events surrounding hurricane Ian.…

weird
November 23, 2022 Keep Kids Weird

Weirdness is one of our most precious resources; it’s weirdness, by definition, that drives all creativity and innovation. Too often, however, our educational…

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November 16, 2022 Lending a Hand this Holiday Season

Thanksgiving has always been known as the season of gratitude. It’s a chance to slow down, relax, and appreciate the many things in life that…

Celebrate Veterans Day with Students
November 10, 2022 Celebrating Veterans Day with Students

November is a crazy month. It signals that we have officially entered the holiday season, and for most people, that’s when the rubber hits the…

October 25, 2022 Help Students Find the Perfect Book

“Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible.” – Barack Obama Literacy is one of the cornerstones of education. Whether students are…