Regulating our emotions can be the difference between cultivating healing or causing harm. In this timely lesson, science educator, Jackie Macy, guides us through creating mindfulness glitter jars. A mindfulness glitter jar is a tool that can help us regulate our minds & bodies and bring a sense of calm when we experience difficulties.
Learning in the Making is a video series where we invite guest hosts of color on as equal and valued partners and collaborators, so that they can tell their stories and showcase the amazing things they are making and doing! In addition to learning with our guests through video project guides, we also interview our hosts to learn […]
Black history month may be celebrated during the month of February, but the history that Black Americans, and Black folks across the globe have made and continue to make can be celebrated all day, every day. In this episode of Learning in the Making, host Aáron heard and co-host Paula Mitchell talk Emory Douglas, the […]
What is math anxiety?
Math anxiety is realized when engaging with math causes a mental shut down. It can show up as panic, stress, anger, the inability to talk about math from a fear of being wrong, negative associations, or a brain freeze, among others. Learn more from our resident Math Champion, Dora!
We are writing with broken hearts after eight individuals, six of whom were Asian women, were slain after another devastating event of white supremacy and white male rage in Atlanta on Tuesday. Anti-Asian hate and misogyny are rife in America, around the world, and in our own Bay Area community. While incidences of hate and […]
Learning in the Making is a video series where we invite guest hosts of color on as equal and valued partners and collaborators, so that they can tell their stories and showcase the amazing things they are making and doing! In addition to learning with our guests through video project guides, we also interview our […]
Practicing positive affirmations is a way for us to heal our math anxiety in order to build our math confidence and resilience! Find an affirmation that speaks to you (or write your own!) Keep it somewhere you see regularly. Say the affirmation to yourself and repeat it often, especially when you notice a negative thought start to appear. It might seem difficult at first, but over time, you can build a positive math identity and you will be able to see yourself as a thinker and doer of math!
Our staff member Linda recently reminded us that “almost a year ago we did an intergenerational MEM around food and memories and never posted about it because life got so chaotic Do we still have photos? Is it too late to write about it?” Well, Linda, it’s never too late to celebrate joy and a […]
This article is part of a series of interviews with our partner organizations in the Making Spaces program. Read more Hub Highlights here. Meet Explora Explora Science Center & Children’s Museum of Albuquerque is an innovative experiential learning center located in the heart of Old Town Albuquerque featuring over 250 interactive exhibits and activities in […]
Education is a political space, and it is dangerous to think of education as neutral. The transition into 2021 did not cure a global pandemic, deep racial injustice in America, unprecedented unemployment, and a political landscape that allowed for a violent insurgency against democracy in the name of white supremacy. As calls for unity and […]