STEM

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July 18, 2022 Reflections from Science on the Grand

Last week, VAI’s Science on the Grand returned to Grand Rapids after a two-year hiatus. This STEM-centered conference was created to support educators by providing…

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July 15, 2022 Building a STEM-Filled Future

When I look back on my early memories, I’m astounded at how quickly technology has progressed in such a short time. The only phone in…

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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…

June 1, 2022 The Homework Conundrum

The first day of June, when the weather is warming up, might seem like an odd time to write about homework — but…

May 25, 2022 Keep Curiosity Alive This Summer

Well, we’ve made it. The end of the school year is just around the corner. It’s been a long journey and I think everyone has…

May 2, 2022 The STEAM Dream Team: Celebrating AANHPI Innovators

May is a month where the United States celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander, and as of 2021, Native Hawaiian heritage. The diversity of culture, language,…

April 29, 2022 A Taste of STEM

I have unfortunately reached the stage of my life where my metabolism no longer functions. I’m sure many readers have also experienced this feeling. Once…

April 22, 2022 Engagement Strategies that Work!

The end of the school year is near. As teachers, we are gripping onto the littlest of things to keep our students engaged…