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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. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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: Community, Foundation

Meemic Volunteers Give Head Start Program a Boost

June 12, 2018

A group of Meemic volunteers created murals and worked on landscaping to make a local building more inviting for Head Start students and families using programs there. ...

Topic: Community

Teacher Turns 'Hamilton' into History Lesson

June 8, 2018

A trip to see “Hamilton: An American Musical” in Chicago gives students in MTOY finalist Kymberli Wregglesworth's class a new appreciation for history and theater. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching

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: Community, Foundation

‘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: MTOY, Teaching

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: MTOY

Wisconsin Names Principals of the Year

April 13, 2018

State Superintendent Tony Evers and Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Executive Director Jim Lynch recognized three Wisconsin principals for their excellence in school leadership. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching

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: MTOY

10 Women Who Changed the Face of Education

March 26, 2018

Women have made huge strides in education, and helped influence changes and bring awareness to unique issues in the system. Here are 10 who deserve recognition for their contributions. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching

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