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Why Be an Educator Now?

May 17, 2024

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Vanessa Robert takes a look at teaching as a profession and ways that educators can encourage new teachers. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Spring Fever: Maintain Work-life Balance When Life Is “Life-ing”

May 13, 2024

2023-24 Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson says navigating the complexities of family, caregiving and teaching demands resilience, adaptability and a commitment to personal well-being. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Kelley Cusmano Named 2024-25 Michigan Teacher of the Year

May 8, 2024

Rochester High School teacher Ms. Kelley Cusmano is the 2024-25 Michigan Teacher of the Year, an award sponsored by The Meemic Foundation. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Pros and Cons of Flexible Seating in the Classroom

April 16, 2024

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Lori Richert shares the ways she's used flexible seating to help improve her students' experience and performance. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Cruising Green: 5 Tips for More Eco-Friendly Driving

April 10, 2024

With a little know-how and the right tech, you can play a part in helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions no matter what kind of car you drive. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety

5 Tips for Maintaining a Teacher Growth Mindset

April 9, 2024

The picture book "The Magical Yet" helps Michigan Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson set up a discussion on empowering educators and students. ...

Topic: MTOY, Foundation, Teaching

Smartphones Can Spell Trouble for Drivers

April 5, 2024

Distracted driving has skyrocketed in the past 13 years and experts say that smartphones are to blame. The result has been a surge in distracted-driving deaths. ...

Topic: Member News, Auto, Safety, Member News Spring '24 Issue

Congrats to the 2024-25 MI Regional Teachers of the Year

April 5, 2024

Ten Michigan educators have a new title to their resume – 2024-25 Regional Teacher of the Year, an award The Meemic Foundation is proud to sponsor. ...

Topic: Community, MTOY, Foundation, Education

Fix Deck Problems Before Someone Is Injured

April 1, 2024

Decks are part of the American way of life, but they require upkeep as they are subjected to the elements all year long. Here are the main things to look for. ...

Topic: Member News, Home, Member News Spring '24 Issue

Spring '24 Updates from The Meemic Foundation

April 1, 2024

Spring may be off to a late start around these parts, but The Meemic Foundation has been scurrying to provide some great new grant opportunities and other fun projects. ...

Topic: Member News, Foundation, Member News Spring '24 Issue

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