Teaching

Teachers Share ‘Biggest Joys’ (and Frustrations) of New Year

September 17, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed explores what “back to school” means for the people who work with kids every day. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Happy New School Year to All You Dedicated Educators!

August 20, 2019

Here are some personal messages for teachers in different parts of their journey, from the newbie to the veteran. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

The Founding Fathers and Their Influence on Education

July 3, 2019

Some of the Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence were higher ed teachers or otherwise influential in education. Meet a few. ...

Topic: Teaching

Michigan Teacher of the Year Visits UAE

April 16, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang shares her vlog from a special STrEaM program in the United Arab Emirates. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

George Feeny: Ultimate Pop Culture Teacher 2019

March 29, 2019

"Boy Meets World" fans carried George Feeny (William Daniels) to the win in our first March Teacher Madness bracket. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching, Social Media

Instructional Coaches Play a Vital Role for Teachers

March 19, 2019

Effective instructional coaches for all teachers in Michigan are a crucial step to propel Michigan to meet the goal to be a Top 10 State in 10 years. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

The Power of ​Read-Alouds in Elementary & Secondary Classes

March 11, 2019

March is Reading Month, and Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Gina Pepin talks about a powerful literary opportunity. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Welcome to KAMSC

February 19, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang visits the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center, aka KAMSC. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

HIL Project Boosts Early Literacy Efforts in Michigan

January 15, 2019

Early literacy is an ongoing point of concern , but there is something special related to early literacy happening in Michigan: the HIL Project. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Building a Community of Gratitude to Empower Learners

December 18, 2018

A look at the important work schools are doing around the state to encourage kindness and gratitude with the Look for the Good project. ..

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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