The return of in-person schooling

If I had to describe briefly our return to school, I would say that we returned with reluctant excitement. Hesitant elation. Vacillating jubilation.  Heaps of optimism, but with a fair share of trepidation as well.  The first day exemplifies this experience quite well, as I, along with the Downingtown Stem Academy‚Äôs other students, experienced what... Continue Reading →

Post Pandemic Behavior

It's been close to a year since the pandemic started, and it seems that things are coming together. The vaccines are being distributed to more people, and in SOME places, the spread of the virus is coming down. A few weeks ago, author, vlogger, science persona, and all-around cool dude Hank Green (most notable for... Continue Reading →

Educator Spotlight: When you are in the summer you miss the cold, when you are in the winter you miss the sun.

Bloggers Introduction: Mr. Michael Podlesney is my wonderful biology teacher at the Downingtown Stem Academy, a high school in the Downingtown Area School District near Philadelphia. Mr.P, as we call him, teaches us through interactive learning and discussion, which has really made his class feel like a hangout over a lecture. To honor this, here... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon!

I just had the most inspiring interview with a community leader, who is the head of a COVID-19 response team in Mysore, India. He has made a significant difference to the lives of the people living there, and his story is truly inspiring. Look out on my blog for this post. It is coming soon!

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