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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

Cars Can Be a Rich Target for Information Thieves

July 22, 2020

All of those modern conveniences in today's automobiles can make information available to skilled cyber criminals. ...

 

Topic: Auto , Safety

Common Insurance Myths - Busted

June 23, 2020

No, red cars are not more expensive to insure. Read about that and more common myths. (Yes, that out-of-state speeding ticket will follow you home.) ...

Topic: Home, Auto , Insurance

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

Safeguard Your Wedding Ring with the Right Insurance

June 10, 2020

Because your wedding ring has such deep sentimental value, you want to take care of it. Here are some tips for protecting it day to day and on your policy. ...

Topic: Home, Insurance

Teachers: It’s OK to ‘Choose You,’ Especially During Pandemic

May 26, 2020

Don't forget that you are important and deserve time to work on your physical and mental wellness. ...

Topic: MTOY

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

Michigan Names 10 2020-21 Regional Teachers of the Year

May 6, 2020

Ten teachers from across the state received a welcome surprise when they learned from their school communities that they were each named a 2020-2021 Regional Teacher of the Year. ...

Topic: MTOY

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

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