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May 23, 2022 Who Am I? Helping Students Develop Self-Awareness

Who Am I? It’s probably the world’s longest running question. Many of us spend a lifetime trying to understand exactly who we are, what makes…

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 13, 2022 Engaging Students in Scientific Inquiry

What makes a good scientist? I asked this question of more than 20 biomedical researchers at the Van Andel Institute and you might be surprised…

April 29, 2022 A Taste of STEM

I have unfortunately reached the stage of my life where my metabolism no longer functions. I’m sure many readers have also experienced this feeling. Once…

April 22, 2022 Engagement Strategies that Work!

The end of the school year is near. As teachers, we are gripping onto the littlest of things to keep our students engaged…

April 20, 2022 Remembering Earth Day

Nature is filled with countless, extraordinary wonders. A pufferfish that can create brilliant artistic designs. A spider with superpowers that allow it to…

April 4, 2022 Celebrating Spring with Outdoor Project-based Learning

Spring is the season of opportunity. After months of cold, dark weather, the days begin to grow longer, and the world starts to get warmer.…

March 30, 2022 Get Messy: Embracing Change in the Classroom

Yesterday was a great day. I had the opportunity to spend an entire morning and afternoon surrounded by teachers with a passion for…