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Teacher Appreciation During a Pandemic

May 18, 2020

As schools and governments look toward the future of education, they must appreciate and include the expertise of their teachers. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Michigan Names 10 2020-21 Regional Teachers of the Year

May 6, 2020

Ten teachers from across the state received a welcome surprise when they learned from their school communities that they were each named a 2020-2021 Regional Teacher of the Year. ...

Topic: MTOY

A Note for Teacher Appreciation Week – from Your Students

May 4, 2020

From our families to you, kids talk about why they love their teachers and how much they miss school (no, really!). ...

Topic: Community, Teaching

Create an Inclusive Classroom to Make All Students Feel Safe

April 28, 2020

RTOY Kristalyn Musselman says teachers have to create an inclusive learning space so that ALL students can feel supported and ready to learn, including one of our most marginalized populations, our students who identify as LGBTQ. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Hey, First-Year Teacher, You're Not Alone in This

April 21, 2020

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed has advice and encouragement for first-year teachers, who may be having an especially rough go of things right now. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Meemic Celebrates Its 70th Anniversary of Serving Educators

April 7, 2020

As Meemic finds itself at a milestone celebration on April 7, we wanted to reflect on the road taken to lead us here, 70 years strong. ...

Topic: Community

George Feeny: Ultimate Pop Culture Teacher 2020

March 27, 2020

The results are in, and "Boy Meets World's" George Feeny has won March Teacher Madness for a second year. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching, Social Media

On Being an ‘Artful Dodger’ and ‘Stealing’ the Right Way

March 24, 2020

Since he started teaching as a second career, Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Doug Duncan has learned to "steal" from his peers – and you should, too. ...

Topic: MTOY, Education

Grading: What Have We Got to Lose?

March 17, 2020

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed made the case that not every little thing needs to be graded -- and the Twitterverse responded. ..

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

The Profession May Change, but Teachers Still 'Affect Eternity'

February 25, 2020

RTOY Tricia Zeman says: For all the educators out there feeling overwhelmed and wondering if their work is making an impact: You ARE making a difference! ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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