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. ...

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Welcome to KAMSC

February 19, 2019

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

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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. ...

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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. ..

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Help Your Class Stay Connected with a Morning Meeting

November 20, 2018

A strong sense of community is built when students and teachers gather together and purposefully interact with each other each morning. ...

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National Principals Month Message from Laura Chang

October 16, 2018

2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang gives principals a shout-out for National Principals Month and encourages administrators and teachers to work together to help all students. ...

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Create a Vibrant, Differentiated Classroom

September 18, 2018

Michigan Teacher of the Year Laura Chang shares her tips and experience with creating a differentiated classroom environment. ...

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Constitution Day -- A Brief History

September 17, 2018

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year and social studies teacher Kymberli Wregglesworth shares the story of the U.S. Constitution for Constitution Day, Sept. 17. ...

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Are Your Big Rocks Ready?

August 21, 2018

This time of year, MTOY Laura Chang likes to take some time to reflect on her “big rocks” for the year. This is a metaphor for staying focused on the most important reasons for teaching. ...

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Top 5 Strategies for Motivating Students

June 19, 2018

A great teacher recognizes that student motivation is necessary for success in learning and that teachers are in the perfect position to improve student motivation. Here are some strategies. ...

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