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Explore the Community with Place-Based Education

November 21, 2023

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Stephanie Nielsen shares benefits and tips for taking students out to explore everything Michigan has to offer. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Making the Community Your Classroom

November 14, 2023

In a video blog, 2023-24 Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson talks about using the community as a “laboratory of learning.” ...

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

Making It in the Middle (School)

October 17, 2023

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Brandi Clark talks about how she discovered that teaching middle school is where she belongs and the importance of relationships. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Use Heat Lamps for Your Pets and Animals with Caution

October 12, 2023

Every year, dozens of pets are killed after heat lamps that are meant to keep them warm catch fire, which can also damage or even burn down a home. ...

Topic: Home, Safety

Halloween Safety Tips

October 11, 2023

Harvest Day and Halloween celebrations are fun for children who enjoy wearing costumes and eating treats. The Centers for Disease Control encourages adults to plan parties with healthy snacks and to pass out healthy treats to kids on Halloween. Read on for more tips. ...

Topic: Member News, Safety, Education, Member News Fall '22 Issue

Open Letter to the Introverted Teacher: You're a Natural Leader

October 10, 2023

Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson shares four benefits of being an introverted teacher. They're more than meets the eye. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Fall Updates from The Meemic Foundation

October 3, 2023

Amidst the flurry of falling leaves these days, we have a flurry of activity at The Meemic Foundation, and we’re happy to share the latest with you. ...

Topic: Member News, Community, Member News Fall '23 Issue

Tips to Help Avoid SUV Rollovers

September 29, 2023

SUVs may offer more protection in a crash, but they also come with significant risks that are not associated with smaller passenger vehicles. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety, Member News Fall '23 Issue

Battening Down the Hatches on Your Cottage for the Winter

September 29, 2023

If you plan to button up your vacation home for the winter, you will want to take steps to protect it from seasonal risks while you're away. ...

Topic: Safety, Member News Fall '23 Issue

5 Teaching Tips from Regional Teacher of the Year Gina Pepin

September 19, 2023

For her guest blog, Dr. Gina Pepin, the Region 1 Michigan Teacher of the Year, shares a variety of great tips for teachers, especially those new to the profession. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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