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Tips for Childproofing Your Home

July 28, 2016

Household injuries are among the top reasons kids younger than 3 end up in the emergency room. Parents or guardians should be on the lookout for potential sources of injury for children of all ages. ...

Topic: Safety

Insurance Goes Back 3,000 Years in Maritime History

July 21, 2016

Insurance has a history that dates back to the ancient world. Over the centuries, it has developed into a modern business of protecting people from various risks. ...

Topic: Insurance, Education

What You Need to Know: Home Sharing

July 19, 2016

If you’re thinking about cleaning up the house or that old guest bedroom and placing it on Airbnb or another home-sharing site, here’s what you’ll need to know regarding insurance. ...

Topic: Home, Insurance

Stay Safe with Fireworks

June 27, 2016

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms.

Topic: Safety

Energy-Saving Tips for Spring and Summer

June 15, 2016

Here you'll find strategies to help you save energy during the spring and summer when the weather is warm and you are trying to keep your home cool. ...

Topic: Home

Will Your Insurance Cover You While Moving?

May 31, 2016

One set of concerns that many people never consider when moving is whether and how their insurance will apply to their property and any motor vehicles they use during the move.

Topic: Home, Insurance

Michigan Educators: 'Whatever It Takes'

May 25, 2016

Rick Joseph ends his time as Michigan Teacher of the Year with a thank you to The Meemic Foundation and a paean to job-embedded professional learning. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Gary Abud Jr.: A Lasting Impression

May 18, 2016

It’s been three years since Gary Abud Jr. was selected as the 2013-14 Michigan Teacher of the Year, and his work in education continues to have a ripple effect that goes well beyond the four walls of his classroom. ...

Topic: MTOY

Paul Galbenski: What My Time as MTOY Meant to Me

May 18, 2016

My time as MTOY was the best year of professional learning that I have ever experienced. Being able to visit classrooms across our great state of Michigan allowed me to learn from outstanding educators and students!

Topic: MTOY

Robert L. Stephenson Builds on MTOY Win

May 17, 2016

2009-10 Michigan Teacher of the Year Robert L. Stephenson reflects on his year as MTOY and what has happened since, including an Emmy-nominated TV series on East Lansing's WKAR. ...

Topic: MTOY

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