standards-based learning

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January 21, 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…

March 16, 2020 The Power of Inquiry

Educators often ask for advice on student engagement. It’s a sort of “catch-all” phrase that really means, “How can I get my students to care…

February 28, 2020 5 Useful (and Fun) YouTube Channels for Your Classroom

Our students live in a world of media. In fact, no other period in human history has ever afforded young minds such access to entertainment.…

February 14, 2020 5 Women in STEM Your Students Should Know

Every student needs a hero. Heroes give us encouragement, they inspire us to grow, and they show us what we’re capable of achieving. This is…

January 22, 2020 Picture Books that Inspire Change

As an elementary teacher, I have a great love for picture books. And as is the case for many early elementary teachers, picture…

January 3, 2020 Make it Matter! Assessment Strategies in PBL

There’s an old saying among authors, “Great works aren’t written, they’re rewritten”. It’s tempting to look at a completed novel and think the author wrote…

December 6, 2019 Teaching SEL, One Story at a Time

Social-emotional learning is quickly becoming one of the most important and difficult subjects in modern education. This isn’t all that surprising when you consider why.…

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…