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Lesson Planning

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October 14, 2022 The Essential Questions of STEM Learning

We do a lot of work with STEM learning at VAI. Nearly every day, groups of students join us virtually or in-person to learn about…

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August 29, 2022 The Twin Pillars of Creativity and Critical Thinking

Have you ever seen one of those pictures that looks different depending on your perspective? Look at it once and you see the profile…

August 26, 2022 Succeeding with SEL

A new year of school has begun, and per usual there is plenty to do. Students are acclimating to their new classrooms. Teachers are busy…

motivation
August 22, 2022 Can Intrinsic Motivation Be Taught?

*Today's guest blog was written by Paul Solarz. One of the toughest challenges I never quite figured out in my twenty years of…

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August 17, 2022 Unlock Student Potential with Classroom Games

As teachers begin a new year of school, there are probably a hundred different things vying for their attention. Lesson plans, seating arrangements, new policies…

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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 29, 2022 The Power of Student Creativity

The other day my colleagues and I attended a summer camp where we encourage students to think creatively. At least, that’s the simple version of…

Literacy
July 25, 2022 Making Media Literacy a Priority

People often say we’re living in the age of information, but as someone who works in education, I think it would be more accurate to…