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July 1, 2022 Encouraging Young Girls to Engage with STEM

Some time ago, I had the opportunity to interview Mary Winn, a senior scientist at the Van Andel Institute. Winn uses her expertise in…

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 4, 2022 A Lesson from the Flowers

On a drive through central Texas recently, I admired the colorful splashes of wildflowers along the highways. I couldn’t help but think about how the…

April 1, 2022 The Need for Renewal

This time of year brings about so many changes in the natural world, and as it relates to us educators, in the teaching…

March 28, 2022 The Importance of Students in Civics

Like many Americans, I spent the last week watching Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearings. It was an event which generated a lot of discussion and…

March 8, 2022 Exemplifying Persistence through Female-Focused Picture Books

Picture books are powerful. For our developing learners, they allow students to connect to life experiences through listening, build empathy and understanding for…

March 2, 2022 Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

As an educator, one of our greatest goals is to give our students the tools they need to be contributing members of the…

February 28, 2022 Recapture Your Love for Teaching

“Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Mark Twain Many of you are…