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Sparking Curiosity: Spotlight on Van Andel Institute for Education

Transitioning to the virtual space requires shifts in how teachers provide instruction and how they respond to events happening in broader communities, such as the most recent acts of police brutality in the United States. Principal Thelma Sambrook shares how her teachers engaged students in their own responses to racism. She also discusses how she leveraged her digital butterfly staff to support their colleagues’ development and ways she engages the community in deep conversation to respond to their needs.