Recent Stories

Discover the World With a Road Trip

July 18, 2018

The highways and backroads can be a much more interesting route to your destination. The Meemic Foundation is all about discovery, too. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Top 5 Strategies for Motivating Students

June 19, 2018

A great teacher recognizes that student motivation is necessary for success in learning and that teachers are in the perfect position to improve student motivation. Here are some strategies. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Everybody Needs a Little Mootilda in Their Life!

June 13, 2018

Meet Mootilda – the cow behind the office door at The Meemic Foundation. She's full of bad puns and isn't afraid to use them to promote our grants. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director, Grants

Meet Mootilda – Meemic Foundation Grant Mascot

May 25, 2018

You may have seen our moooo-velous Back-to-School Grant opportunities on social media with the adorable mug of a cow. Well, she now has a name: Mootilda. ...

Topic: Outreach, Grants

‘Beating the Odds’ with Student-Focused Instruction

May 15, 2018

Utilizing teaching strategies that encourage students to collaborate and construct their own knowledge opens their minds to a new definition of learning. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Stand4Change Gives Students Hope Against Bullying

April 18, 2018

The Meemic Foundation has partnered with Defeat the Label to take a stand against bullying: Stand4Change Day. ...
 

Topic: Notes from the Director

Don’t Settle on ‘Standardized Teaching’ for Standardized Testing

April 17, 2018

Abandoning my traditional lecture-style instruction has had a lasting impact on my students’ later success while maintining academic performance. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

State Picks 10 Teachers as Regional Teachers of the Year

April 11, 2018

Ten Michigan educators have been named as 2018-19 Regional Teachers of the Year and will interview with a panel of statewide education stakeholders to determine the 2018-19 statewide Michigan Teacher of the Year. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

12 Teachers Share Their Most Important Books

March 23, 2018

In honor of National Reading Month in March, a dozen teachers tell us: “What books impacted you the most – as a child and as an educator?” ...

Topic: Grants

From ‘Professional Development’ to ‘Authentic Teacher Learning’

March 16, 2018

So what differentiates the “professional development” from the “authentic teacher learning”? Here are three ideas. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year