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Instructional Coaches Play a Vital Role for Teachers

March 19, 2019

Effective instructional coaches for all teachers in Michigan are a crucial step to propel Michigan to meet the goal to be a Top 10 State in 10 years. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

In Celebration of Short Stacks - and Every Special Day!

March 12, 2019

Along with the rest of the country, Meemic Foundation Director Pam Harlin celebrates the weird and wonderful days on our calendar -- and what The Foundation can do for you. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Welcome to KAMSC

February 19, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang visits the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center, aka KAMSC. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

When It Comes to Winter Weather, Nature Knows

February 13, 2019

What myths do you hinge your weather forecast on? Here are a few favorites from Meemic Foundation Director Pam Harlin. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

HIL Project Boosts Early Literacy Efforts in Michigan

January 15, 2019

Early literacy is an ongoing point of concern , but there is something special related to early literacy happening in Michigan: the HIL Project. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Cooking Up Resources for The Foundation Club

January 8, 2019

Whether it’s a recipe or professional advice, we tend to stick to the tried and true from trusted friends and colleagues. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Building a Community of Gratitude to Empower Learners

December 18, 2018

A look at the important work schools are doing around the state to encourage kindness and gratitude with the Look for the Good project. ..

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

An Ode to the Onesie – in All Its Forms

December 13, 2018

Whether it's the comfort of one-piece pajamas or the reassuring ease of the cell phone and microwave, we love the onesie concept. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Help Your Class Stay Connected with a Morning Meeting

November 20, 2018

A strong sense of community is built when students and teachers gather together and purposefully interact with each other each morning. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Embracing the Joys of the Season

November 15, 2018

It's "that time of year again" ... holiday time and the time to connect with family, chow down and give to family, friends and community. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director