Instruction

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October 6, 2021 Information Nation: Developing Information Literacy

We live in the age of information. Thanks to the internet, we now have all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips. Just think about it;…

September 8, 2021 Making Differentiated Instruction a Reality

Our classrooms are filled with students of varying degrees of ability. Fundamentally, one of the biggest challenges we have as educators is meeting…

July 2, 2021 4 Ways to Manage Kids’ Tech Time This Summer

We learned a lot this last school year. We were thrust into a world where we all had to become tech wizards in…

June 28, 2021 Helping Students Embrace Failure

I have always struggled to accept failure. To be fair though, I think this is a problem most people share. From an early age we’re…

June 11, 2021 12 Angry Men: Soldier vs. Scout Mindset

Last week I rewatched one of my favorite movies, 12 Angry Men. This black and white courtroom drama revolves around 12 jurors who must decide…

May 26, 2021 An Open Letter to Teachers

To Whom it May Concern: Congratulations! You’ve made it. You’ve persevered through the most difficult school year of our…

May 10, 2021 How to Celebrate AAPI Month with Your Students

May is a hectic month for teachers. The end of the school year is upon us. There are standards that still need to be taught,…

May 5, 2021 YOU Put the “Extra” into Extraordinary

Teachers. We love you. And while Teacher Appreciation Week occurs only once during the year, we at Van Andel Institute for Education feel…