Inquiry-Based Science

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October 7, 2022 Make Science Spooky!

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love how the leaves change color, how the nights get longer, and how there is always a…

September 30, 2022 Using Inquiry to Drive the Learning Process

When most of us hear “inquiry-based learning” we tend to think it requires a complete overhaul of the work we are currently doing.…

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 21, 2022 Thinking Outside the Walls

It’s important, every once in a while, to let your ideas fly. You get them from time to time — your…

September 19, 2022 Bringing Learning Outdoors

*This blog is a guest post by Becky Schnekser. “We get to go OUTSIDE?” an explorer inquires loudly across the learning space. “YES! Let’s gather…

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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…

September 12, 2022 The Power of Project-based Learning

How much do you remember from your K-12 school years? Admittedly, most of it is fuzzy to me. I’m sure I learned a lot, but…

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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…