Michigan Teacher of the Year

Meet Me at the Mat: Yoga, Meditation and Self-Care

October 22, 2019

Teachers understand the importance of self-care. But we’re also the first people to run ourselves into the ground. And students can benefit, too, even bullies. ...

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You May Not Know It, but You Have an Impressive Résumé

October 14, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed says when you look at everything they do, teachers have stronger résumés than they give themselves credit for. ...

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Like the Song Says, We CAN Decide What to Be

September 24, 2019

A line from an Avett Brothers song still resonates with Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Rachal Gustafson, and informs her life and classroom. ...

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Teachers Share ‘Biggest Joys’ (and Frustrations) of New Year

September 17, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed explores what “back to school” means for the people who work with kids every day. ...

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Happy New School Year to All You Dedicated Educators!

August 20, 2019

Here are some personal messages for teachers in different parts of their journey, from the newbie to the veteran. ...

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Meet Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed

August 13, 2019

Cara Lougheed has been teaching high school English and history for 21 years in the Rochester Community School District. We talked with Cara about her teaching experience. ...

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Taking Initiative Can Take You Far

May 14, 2019

MTOY Laura Chang advises taking full advantage of what the school and district offers, but to be a continuous learner is even more important. ...

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Michigan Teacher of the Year Visits UAE

April 16, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang shares her vlog from a special STrEaM program in the United Arab Emirates. ...

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Michigan Names 10 2019 Regional Teachers of the Year

April 2, 2019

The Michigan Department of Education has announced the 10 new 2019 Michigan Regional Teachers of the Year. ...

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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. ...

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