Inquiry-Based Science

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August 17, 2020 3 Lessons from Lonnie Johnson

One fun aspect of working in education is that you’re always learning new things. For example, a few weeks ago I was assembling an engineering…

August 10, 2020 STEM’s Greatest Teacher — The Outdoors!

Believe me, you will find more lessons in the woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you what you cannot learn from masters.…

July 17, 2020 Remember to Wonder

By now, you have likely heard the sad news. Joanna Cole, author of The Magic School Bus books, has died at 75. I don’t think…

June 19, 2020 The Art of STEM

Some time ago, I was scrolling through social media when I came upon an interesting picture. A group of teenagers were all showing off their…

June 12, 2020 Remember the Ocean

Given all the commotion of the past week, I’ll bet you didn’t realize Monday was World Oceans Day. Officially recognized by the United Nations in…

May 11, 2020 You Got This! Tips and Tricks for Crushing Virtual School

So much has changed in the past few months. We’ve gone from teaching classrooms full of students to leading Zoom lessons while sheltering in place.…

May 4, 2020 Our Sustainable World

The deer in my neighborhood are getting bold. Over the past month, thanks to our state’s Shelter in Place order, the wildlife in my area…

April 29, 2020 Using PBL to Prevent the Spread

*Editor's Note: The following blog was originally published on PBL Works. Learn how you can get started with Project Based Learning by visiting PBL…