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Classroom Inspiration

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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…

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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 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…

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August 4, 2022 How Geography Can Teach Students SEL

Last week I had a video call with an old friend. We spent some time catching up on recent events, reminisced a little, and made…

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July 22, 2022 The Power of Play

When you watch a student play — when you watch anyone play, really — you can practically see their brain grow. Their eyes come alive,…

May 18, 2022 Ending the School Year with SEL

The azaleas are in bloom right now; they will last for two more weeks. They’re wonderful flowers: big and bright and…

May 16, 2022 Willy Wonka Moments: Creating a Classroom of Pure Imagination

Would it surprise you to learn that a child initiated the idea for creating the indelible 1971 movie classic, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory?…

May 6, 2022 Keep Learning Weird

The secretary was a little nervous, I could tell. A strange man was hobbling up the stairs. His shirt was torn. He had…