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Being Awesome; One Day at a Time

December 1, 2016

Thank you, Cheryl, my coach, mentor and friend, for serving as model of what it means to be a Proud Michigan Educator. ...

Topic: MTOY

Top Apps To Help You Avoid Drunk Driving

November 22, 2016

Here are some effective apps and other tools you can install on your smartphone or tablet, to help you avoid hurting yourself or anyone else by driving while under the influence. ...

Topic: Auto , Safety

MTOY Tracy Horodyski: Proud Michigan Educator

November 1, 2016

We are all teachers. We are all learners. And Michigan Teacher of the Year Tracy Horodyski is thankful and proud to be part of the profession that influences all other professions. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

5 Driving Risks Parents Should Discuss With Their Kids

October 18, 2016

A new poll highlights the need for more parents to discuss the greatest dangers young drivers may be facing – distracted driving, lack of seat belt use, speeding, impaired driving and extra passengers. ...

Topic: Auto , Safety

How to Think and Act Like a Listener

October 6, 2016

For years, Michigan Teacher of the Year Tracy Horodyski thought she had taught students the importance of active listening. But she learned that even though students ”'knew” many things about active listening, they did not have a model in the classroom of someone who truly listened –– ouch. ...

Topic: MTOY

4 Towing Scams and How to Avoid Them – and Fight Back

September 26, 2016

Although the majority of towing companies are reputable and honest, some may try to scam consumers. From inflated rates to fictitious fees, there are several ways that dishonest companies take advantage of unassuming consumers. ...

Topic: Auto , Safety

My Time at Meemic as a College Intern

August 26, 2016

Social media and marketing intern Alex bids farewell as he heads back to school for his final year. He did a great job, and we hope to hear from again. ...

Topic: Community, Social Media

Tips for Staying Healthy in College

August 24, 2016

Going to college is a time for gaining new knowledge and experiences. Here are a few pointers for college students to enjoy it while staying safe and healthy. ...

Topic: Safety

Kicking Off Our Best Year Ever with ‘Ice Ice Baby’

August 23, 2016

Let’s celebrate the more than 100,000 Very Important Teachers getting ready to kick off the 2016-17 school year! ...
 

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Meet Tracy Horodyski, Michigan’s New Teacher of the Year

August 15, 2016

We talked with Tracy Horodyski, Michigan’s Teacher of the Year for 2016-17, about her teaching experience and what her goals are for the coming school year. ...

Topic: MTOY

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