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New School Year Means New Goals

September 19, 2017

At the beginning of every school year, MTOY Luke Wilcox writes out goals for the year on a notecard, and then references it several times throughout the year to reflect. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Show Your Educators Some Love This Year

September 11, 2017

Let’s work to make a difference this school year by recognizing the fine work of our teachers, administrators and school staff throughout the school year! And it’s so easy to do! ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Jedi Master Teacher - A Venn Diagram

August 21, 2017

Experience has taught me that in order to be a Jedi Master Teacher, knowing my subject isn't enough. I need to motivate and inspire my students. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Meet Luke Wilcox, Michigan's New Teacher of the Year

August 14, 2017

We talked with Luke Wilcox, Michigan’s Teacher of the Year for 2017-18, about his teaching experience and what his goals are for the coming school year. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Puppy Power!

August 3, 2017

Oh, to be as carefree as a couple lazy pooches during the dog days of summer – but we've got Foundation stuff to do!! ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Welcome to The Meemic Foundation Blog

June 22, 2017

What a great platform to chat and share with you the many activities and initiatives in play with The Meemic Foundation! I’m Pam Harlin … nice to meet you! ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

What Matters in the End? Identity

June 15, 2017

We celebrate the end of our formal years of schooling with a ceremony that is synonymous with beginnings, and I have come to the end, or rather, the commencement of having served as 2016-2017 Michigan Teacher of the Year. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Teaching: It’s All About Listening

April 19, 2017

Michigan Teacher of the Year Tracy Horodyski has had the opportunity to learn with people throughout the state and across the country, and there continues to be one simple act that can be most influential: listening. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

LINKS: A Typical Day Unlike Any Other

February 21, 2017

The LINKS program at HHS, under the guidance of special education teacher Casey Glass, has grown and broadened its reach by pairing mentors with a diverse group of special education students to create a culture of inclusivity and compassion. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Teachers as Learners in Kenowa Hills

January 19, 2017

Personal Mastery a complex journey that we are bravely and boldly confronting. The more we learn from each other, the more we value this important shift to a collaborative culture focused on continuous improvement. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year