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Student Engagement

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Women in STEM
March 15, 2023 Excellent Books for Celebrating Women in STEM

I’ve written before about the incredible contributions women have made to STEM throughout history. It would be an understatement to say that our world…

Women’s History Month
March 2, 2023 Celebrating Women’s History Month

The pages of history are filled with countless incredible women. From warriors to scientists, artists and activists, women have been making a positive impact on…

February 15, 2023 5 African Americans Who Made History

Every year in February, the United States celebrates Black History Month. It’s a chance for us to acknowledge the many contributions African Americans have made…

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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…

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…