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What to Do for Heat-Related Illnesses

July 2, 2018

There are several heat-related illnesses, including heatstroke, heat exhaustion and heat cramps. Here's what to do if someone gets symptoms. ...

Topic: Safety

Home Inventory Apps Help Document Personal Property

June 25, 2018

There are a number of tools that make generating and updating a home inventory easy for homeowner’s or renter’s insurance purposes. ...

Topic: Home, Insurance

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

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