The Rapidian

Teaching

Walking a tightrope between race, art in Grand Rapids

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Derrick Hollowell drops a stack of large paper bags onto the floor. He turns toward me and says “We’re going to curate this show together.” The bags are full of paintings and sketches composed by Hollowell during his 10 years of...

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Japan Exchange & Teaching Info Session

by (jrkv)

Submitted 09-02-2014 under

The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program seeks to help enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations. The program also aims to improve foreign language education in Japan and to encourage...

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New teen learning center to open in Eastown, holds open house during Bizarre Bazaar

by (Open_Doors)

Submitted 06-20-2013 under NONPROFITS

Fun with Fibers. Hip-Hop Culture.  Life Prep 101. These may not sound like your typical high school classes—but then again, what’s opening July 29 at 1324 Lake Drive is no typical high school. In fact, it’s not a school at all...

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Educating children about invasive species

by (Sliderstudents)

Submitted 02-20-2013 under VOICES

Invasive species can  be a very in-depth and challenging topic to take on, even for high school students, let alone for first graders! However, as our lesson ended, we left the classroom confident that these students understood, to an...

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Murky future for teacher enrichment program

by (JessalynJ)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under OPINION

It’s hot. It’s humid. And it’s time for a month of teacher professional development. No, this isn’t an attempt to remediate West Michigan’s worst teachers. This isn’t a requirement for tenure. These teachers aren...

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