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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 23, 2022 Who Am I? Helping Students Develop Self-Awareness

Who Am I? It’s probably the world’s longest running question. Many of us spend a lifetime trying to understand exactly who we are, what makes…

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 4, 2022 Celebrating Spring with Outdoor Project-based Learning

Spring is the season of opportunity. After months of cold, dark weather, the days begin to grow longer, and the world starts to get warmer.…

March 14, 2022 Support Education by Connecting and Collaborating

I’m writing this from Austin, Texas, where I’m attending the SXSW EDU conference — and it is AWESOME. Every session I’ve attended has…

December 20, 2021 Teachers, You’re Wonderful

What would you say is the most popular holiday movie? Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer? Miracle On 34th Street? I’ve always been partial to the classic…

December 15, 2021 'Twas the Night Before Teaching

In the weeks before Christmas, I felt like each day, My students' attention Slipped farther away. Attention was wandering; Minds…

December 14, 2021 A year — and a quarter century — in review

As 2021 comes to a close, so too does Van Andel Institute’s celebration of our 25th anniversary. The Institute’s story began with a vision: to…