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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

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: Foundation, Teaching

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: MTOY, Teaching

Meemic Educator Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

March 15, 2018

March is Music in Our Schools Month. What a great time to celebrate our student musicians! ...

Topic: Community, Teaching

Teaching with Beyoncé: 'Experience First, Formalize Later'

February 20, 2018

This approach to learning is quintessential to my teaching philosophy because it engages students in multiple dimensions, making the lesson more relevant. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

The Two Measures of Teacher Success

January 16, 2018

Most parents and community members will agree that the goal of education is to produce informed citizens with the knowledge and skills to be happy, productive, and successful in life. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Craft Education: Teachers Can Find Inspiration in Craft Beer

December 27, 2017

What can education learn from the craft beer revolution? Start by thinking of our students as the product of an intentional brewing process instead of ready-for-college robots. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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