Michigan Teacher of the Year

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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Welcome to KAMSC

February 19, 2019

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

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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. ...

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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. ..

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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‘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. ...

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