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MTOY: Standardized Testing in Pandemic Is Not a True Picture

April 14, 2021

Michgan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono looks at the shortcomings of standardized testing during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Michigan Names 10 2021-22 Regional Teachers of the Year

April 5, 2021

Ten teachers from across the state recently found out that they will take on a new title for the 2021-22 academic year: Regional Teacher of the Year. ...

Topic: MTOY

Ms. Frizzle: Ultimate Pop Culture Teacher 2021

March 26, 2021

The final round may not have been what we expected, but it was no surprise that Ms. Frizzle came out on top for this year’s March Teacher Madness. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching, Social Media

The COVID-19 Pandemic and a Case for Tragic Optimism

March 25, 2021

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Liz Honeysett talks about "tragic optimism," taking tragic events and transforming them into an opportunity to better oneself and the world. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Join our Celebration of Student Poetry - the Masterpieces Way

March 22, 2021

Meemic Foundation Director Pam Harlin puts her own words to paper to welcome everyone to our special event showcasing the winners of our Masterpieces Poetic Rap Contest. ...

Topic: Foundation

March Is National Reading Month!

March 8, 2021

Celebrate Reading Month with an extended book party in your classroom. Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono shares some tips to get started. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Meaningful Math Moments Will Help Students Learn

February 16, 2021

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Chelsee Schram shares ideas and resources to help educators break the cycle of struggling with math. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

February Is the Time to #LoveTeaching

February 9, 2021

For #LoveTeaching Week Feb. 14-21, Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono says his love for teaching is an expression of his love for the whole world. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Got Kids? Work Play into Your Exercise Routine to Stay on Track

February 4, 2021

Middle school teacher Mike Lerchenfeldt shares how he gets to spend more time with his family while fostering a healthy lifestyle. ...

Topic: Community

Building Empathy Through Diversity in Literature

January 19, 2021

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Erin Carlson shares her efforts to give her rural students books that help them experience diverse cultures and ethnicities. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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