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Pros and Cons of Flexible Seating in the Classroom

April 16, 2024

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Lori Richert shares the ways she's used flexible seating to help improve her students' experience and performance. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Cruising Green: 5 Tips for More Eco-Friendly Driving

April 10, 2024

With a little know-how and the right tech, you can play a part in helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions no matter what kind of car you drive. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety

5 Tips for Maintaining a Teacher Growth Mindset

April 9, 2024

The picture book "The Magical Yet" helps Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson set up a discussion on empowering educators and students. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Smartphones Can Spell Trouble for Drivers

April 5, 2024

Distracted driving has skyrocketed in the past 13 years and experts say that smartphones are to blame. The result has been a surge in distracted-driving deaths. ...

Topic: Member News, Auto, Safety, Member News Spring '24 Issue

Congrats to the 2024-25 MI Regional Teachers of the Year

April 5, 2024

Ten Michigan educators have a new title to their resume – 2024-25 Regional Teacher of the Year, an award The Meemic Foundation is proud to sponsor. ...

Topic: Community, MTOY, Foundation, Education

Fix Deck Problems Before Someone Is Injured

April 1, 2024

Decks are part of the American way of life, but they require upkeep as they are subjected to the elements all year long. Here are the main things to look for. ...

Topic: Member News, Home, Member News Spring '24 Issue

Spring '24 Updates from The Meemic Foundation

April 1, 2024

Spring may be off to a late start around these parts, but The Meemic Foundation has been scurrying to provide some great new grant opportunities and other fun projects. ...

Topic: Member News, Foundation, Member News Spring '24 Issue

Focusing on Self-Awareness Ourselves in the SEL Model

March 19, 2024

Michigan Regional Teahcer of the Year Nicole Minor says social-emotional learning has become an essential part of education, but this can only be done if we intentionally practice SEL skills ourselves. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Finding SEL In and Out of the Classroom

March 19, 2024

In this month’s blog, 2023-24 Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson talks about the three important ways students can pick up essential social-emotional learning skills. ...

Topic: Member News, MTOY, Teaching, Member News Spring '24 Issue

3 Ways to Use Culturally Responsive Teaching Practices

February 26, 2024

In a video blog, 2023-24 Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson talks about the importance of recognizing and valuing students’ diverse backgrounds. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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