Teaching

Meemic Educator Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

March 15, 2018

March is Music in Our Schools Month. What a great time to celebrate our student musicians! ...

Topic: Community, Teaching

Teaching with Beyoncé: 'Experience First, Formalize Later'

February 20, 2018

This approach to learning is quintessential to my teaching philosophy because it engages students in multiple dimensions, making the lesson more relevant. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

The Two Measures of Teacher Success

January 16, 2018

Most parents and community members will agree that the goal of education is to produce informed citizens with the knowledge and skills to be happy, productive, and successful in life. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Craft Education: Teachers Can Find Inspiration in Craft Beer

December 27, 2017

What can education learn from the craft beer revolution? Start by thinking of our students as the product of an intentional brewing process instead of ready-for-college robots. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

What Do I Do With This group? Behavior Management 101

November 22, 2017

Here are some strategies the Rising Teacher Leaders group at East Kentwood High School have come up with to help keep things on track in the classroom. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Swap Out the Training Wheels in Education for More Balance

October 17, 2017

Where are we still using the familiar training wheels in education, when a better balance bike approach is available? ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

12 Teachers Share Favorite Back-to-School Memories

September 26, 2017

Teachers share their favorite memory of returning to class in the fall. Some look back to their childhoods, while others keep it more contemporary. ...

Topic: Teaching

Jedi Master Teacher - A Venn Diagram

August 21, 2017

Experience has taught me that in order to be a Jedi Master Teacher, knowing my subject isn't enough. I need to motivate and inspire my students. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Teaching: It’s All About Listening

April 19, 2017

Michigan Teacher of the Year Tracy Horodyski has had the opportunity to learn with people throughout the state and across the country, and there continues to be one simple act that can be most influential: listening. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Ask a Meemic Educator: What to Do for National Reading Month?

March 20, 2017

Educators know that while National Reading Month is the month of March, we do things to promote reading skills all year long. Some are very simple and can happen within seconds. ...

Topic: Community, Teaching

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