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Meaningful Math Moments Will Help Students Learn

February 16, 2021

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Chelsee Schram shares ideas and resources to help educators break the cycle of struggling with math. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

February Is the Time to #LoveTeaching

February 9, 2021

For #LoveTeaching Week Feb. 14-21, Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono says his love for teaching is an expression of his love for the whole world. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Got Kids? Work Play into Your Exercise Routine to Stay on Track

February 4, 2021

Middle school teacher Mike Lerchenfeldt shares how he gets to spend more time with his family while fostering a healthy lifestyle. ...

Topic: Community

Building Empathy Through Diversity in Literature

January 19, 2021

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Erin Carlson shares her efforts to give her rural students books that help them experience diverse cultures and ethnicities. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Teaching in the Aftermath of a Major News Event

January 11, 2021

Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono offers some ideas for teachers on how to help students and address "the day after" a major event. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching, Member News Winter ’21 Issue

Forward-Collision Warning, Adaptive Headlights Show Promise

January 5, 2021

A recent study by the Highway Loss Data Institute analyzed a number of crash-avoidance technologies and ranked them based on how well they perform. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety

Why I Teach and What Motivated Me to Become a Teacher

December 29, 2020

Middle school teacher Mike Lerchenfeldt shares his thoughts on a highly rewarding and fulfilling profession. ...

Topic: Teaching

That Was Then, This Is Now: Changes to Teaching Keep Passion Growing

December 14, 2020

Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Barb Huston reflects on how things have changed – and stayed the same in great ways – since she started teaching. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Tips for Building LGBTQ+ Inclusive Schools

December 7, 2020

Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono says every educator has a role to play in providing these students with a welcoming space to learn and grow. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Meeting the Social-Emotional Needs of Students & Teachers

November 17, 2020

Regional Teacher of the Year Shantel VanderGalien shares ideas and resources for showing students hope, gratitude and more in the "new normal." ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

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