Recent Stories

Meemic Masterpieces Inspire Kindness

October 10, 2018

Engaging each other through art can be more powerful than words. Please take a moment and peruse the creative expressions of some of the student winners of our 2018 Meemic Masterpieces artwork. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Create a Vibrant, Differentiated Classroom

September 18, 2018

Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang shares her tips and experience with creating a differentiated classroom environment. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Embrace the Joy of a New School Year

September 11, 2018

Just keep remembering that you are making a difference. You may feel that you have the weight of the world on you, but please know that you are valued and what you do matters. ...

Topic: Notes from the Director

Are Your Big Rocks Ready?

August 21, 2018

This time of year, MTOY Laura Chang likes to take some time to reflect on her “big rocks” for the year. This is a metaphor for staying focused on the most important reasons for teaching. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

Meet Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang

August 14, 2018

Laura Chang is Michigan’s Teacher of the Year for 2018-19, an award Meemic is proud to partner with the Michigan Department of Education to sponsor. We talked with Laura about her teaching experience. ...

Topic: Michigan Teacher of the Year

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