Schoolship Blog

Building Flood Resilience

At Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA), we’re well-known for our Schoolship, ROV Engineer and Explore, and Watershed Exploration programs. However, this past winter, we partnered with SEEDS Eco-Schools, an after-school...

Earth Week 2024

Throughout this week our Great Lakes Educator, Liam, will be taking us through some natural observations that you can go out and see in your local watershed. Our observations take...

2023 Blog Post Review

The 2023 blog post review is a collection of some of our favorite blog posts from throughout the year. Feel free to enjoy an old favorite or find something you...

What’s Not In The Job Description

During a recent job interview, I was asked to provide an example of a time I demonstrated flexibility or effectively navigated a rapidly changing situation. I shared my experience teaching...

2023/24 ISEA Cafe Schedule

Below is the 2023/24 ISEA Cafe Schedule. If you have any questions please contact Harrison at hfischer@schoolship.org. November Using Doom as Fuel for the Future – Nov. 16th, 2:00 pm...

Learning the ropes (or shall I say lines)

I wish those “What did you do over summer vacation?” first-of-term papers still existed. I could write a book, and I still wouldn’t cover everything. You might be thinking, geez,...

Alliance Journal Leg #2:

June 20 and 21, 2023The day to head East to meet Alliance finally arrives! We split into two vehicles. I drove to Port Huron to meet crew member Paul Boyce,...

Another PD In The Backpack

Teachers, let’s face it: most of the time, your district-provided professional development sucks. If that seems too harsh, then let me phrase it as “less than engaging.” It often seems...

The Alliance Journal: Leg #1

06/17/2023 1515 The Schooner Alliance calmly slipped away from the fuel dock at Georgetown Yacht Haven and headed downriver towards the main body of the Chesapeake Bay. After weeks of...

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