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George Feeny: Ultimate Pop Culture Teacher 2019

March 29, 2019

"Boy Meets World" fans carried George Feeny (William Daniels) to the win in our first March Teacher Madness bracket. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching, Social Media

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. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

The Power of ​Read-Alouds in Elementary & Secondary Classes

March 11, 2019

March is Reading Month, and Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Gina Pepin talks about a powerful literary opportunity. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Welcome to KAMSC

February 19, 2019

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

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

5 Tips to Avoid Crashes with Trucks and Buses

February 8, 2019

There are steps you can take to avoid having an incident while sharing the road with trucks and buses. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety

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. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

IIHS List of Safest Vehicles for Teen Drivers

December 21, 2018

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shares a list of its top recommended used vehicles for teen drivers and offers tip for parents in choosing one. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety, Education

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. ..

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

National Principals Month Message from Laura Chang

October 16, 2018

2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang gives principals a shout-out for National Principals Month and encourages administrators and teachers to work together to help all students. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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