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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

Principal Road Trip Days 12-13: Ending in Alpena

October 1, 2018

Eric Cardwell wraps up his Epic Ed-venture with a meeting of MEMSPA leaders and a visit to Hinks Elementary in Alpena, MI. ...

Topic: Eric's Epic Ed-venture

Principal Road Trip Day 11: Greenville, St. Clair

September 28, 2018

As the road trip winds down, Eric Cardwell meets two extremely enthusiastic young principals in Greenville and St. Clair, MI. ...

Topic: Eric's Epic Ed-venture

Principal Road Trip Day 10: Coming Home to Michigan Schools

September 27, 2018

Eric Cardwell visits his childhood elementary school in Dowagiac, MI, as he nears the finish of his epic two-week road trip. ...

Topic: Eric's Epic Ed-venture

Principal Road Trip Day 9: Athens

September 26, 2018

Athens, GA, was the final stop Down South for Eric Cardwell's Epic Ed-venture before the long drive back home to Michigan. Meet the principal of Barrow Elementary. ...

Topic: Eric's Epic Ed-venture

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