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Social and Emotional Learning

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May 22, 2019 Slowing Down to Learn More…the PBL Way

Does the crazy pace of today’s 24/7 life ever get to you? At home and at work, we go, go, go. We over-schedule and run…

April 17, 2019 Bringing the Field to the Classroom with Becky Schnekser

The mission of the Van Andel Education Institute is to bring hands-on, comprehensive learning to classrooms across the country, while also empowering teachers with the…

January 23, 2019 Blue Apple Teacher Feature: Tammy Myers

[caption id="attachment_7864" align="alignright" width="200"] Tammy Myers has been a teacher for Nixa Public Schools since 2000.[/caption] The Van Andel Education Institute strives to be a…

December 7, 2018 December Syndrome

There’s a virulent scourge running rampant in schools. Symptoms include: inability to focus, impaired short-term memory, restlessness, failure to follow directions, and occasional moodiness (this…

November 7, 2018 The Perseverance of Baby Bear

Thank you Facebook, for greeting me this morning with the most agonizing 3-minute video of a bear cub desperately trying to climb a steep, snowy…

October 31, 2018 Empathy in Your Classroom: Why Should You Care?

[caption id="attachment_7745" align="alignright" width="202"] Inside Out © Disney PIXAR[/caption] Which do you believe is more important, greatness or kindness? Not too long ago, the Harvard…

November 1, 2017 Room to Make a Big Mistake

As teachers, we’re programmed to strive for success. We want our students to take in our lessons, internalize them, and demonstrate their learning in such…

October 3, 2017 The One Asking the Questions...

Consider this for a moment. In your classroom, who asks more questions, you or your students? Honestly. We may want an inquiry-based classroom where…