Teaching

Educating Through the Storm

October 20, 2020

Regional Teacher of the Year David Bunn assures us that while we may not know what is coming next, we have to remind ourselves that this storm will end. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Reclaim Work-Life Balance While Teaching During a Pandemic

October 13, 2020

Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono offers his fellow pandemic teachers a metric by which to measure their own task and time management. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Educators Can Help Support Tribal Students

September 14, 2020

Regional Teacher of the Year Tan-A Hoffman about the importance of becoming a National Board Certified Teacher and supporting students and educators of color. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

To New Teachers (And Those of Us Feeling New)

September 4, 2020

Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono shares the lessons from his first five years that have taught him about how to always improve. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Zoom into Some Fun with School Backgrounds!

August 4, 2020

Enjoy these school-related backgrounds for teachers and educators to use with Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching, Social Media

The Voices We Need to Hear: Are We Listening?

June 16, 2020

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed says white silence, and especially the silence of white teachers, is not acceptable. Our black students need us to see them and hear them and say — out loud — that yes, Black Lives Matter. ... 

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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

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

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