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differ
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…

play
July 22, 2022 The Power of Play

When you watch a student play — when you watch anyone play, really — you can practically see their brain grow. Their eyes come alive,…

science
July 20, 2022 The Science of Fun

A few weeks ago, I took some time off to visit family and help entertain my little nieces and nephews. The kids are at that…

stem
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…

cupcakes
July 13, 2022 Treat Yo Self: Remembering to Enjoy the Summer

I’m a big fan of the show Parks and Recreation and one of my favorite episodes is when the characters Tom and Donna decide to…

July 11, 2022 Inviting Students to Meaningful PBL

Last week, I helped facilitate a Zoom call between a group of elementary students and the Florida nonprofit, Keepers of the Springs. The interview…

STEM
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…