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!

The Rubik’s Cube vs a Pandemic

I love the Rubik's cube. Something about its twisty, tied up mystery and the shiny colors always seemed to appeal to me. In the fourth grade, I found the puzzle lying around in my basement, scrambled and waiting to be turned, waiting to be solved. I became obsessed. I would take it to school, to... Continue Reading →

Educator Spotlight: A Quarantine Journey

Mrs. Kroboth was my English teacher in middle school and is my high school debate coach. After moving to Pennsylvania and encountering a tough 6th grade year, Mrs.Kroboth was my anchor of support. Her class extended past the course material and onto valuable life lessons that I will never forget. Whenever I walked into her... Continue Reading →

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