When Steve Croschere heard that some attention-challenged students at Bothwell Middle School in Marquette needed standing desks to help them learn, he quietly set about making some.
Induction into the Hall of Fame for any profession implies a long list of achievements by the honoree.
Aspiring educators from several universities got a taste of the transformative power of their future careers this spring.
For many years Richard Hale never spoke to his family about his combat experiences as a Marine Corps infantryman in the Vietnam War. He didn’t visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., until last October – nearly 50 years after his return home.
Rhonda Drumm estimates she spends close to $1,000 a year on classroom supplies and extras to support her students and keep her Biology and Advanced Placement classes running smoothly at Northwest High School.
As local leaders in Warren and Fitzgerald see it, union members who play together, stay together.
There were hugs, smiles, cheers, and lots of red shirts outside Charlotte Public Schools on Wednesday morning as educators participated in a statewide #WearRedForPublicEd campaign to press for adequate school funding.
Teachers and staff in Charlotte Public Schools will join educators across Michigan wearing red shirts to show support for public education on Wednesday – two weeks after being threatened with disciplinary action for participating in the statewide show of solidarity.
Michigan’s newest Teacher of the Year keeps “big rocks” glued to the back of her cell phone.
Not those kind of rocks. The three typed reminders stuck on her phone represent her top priorities as an educator – their metaphorical name taken from the work of author Stephen Covey, known for his best-selling self-help book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.
You couldn’t miss Gina Sartor participating in a Wednesday Walk-in at Walnut Creek Middle School in West Bloomfield. She was the one wearing a student-made plastic sculpture on her head that spouted red-and-gray curls like a water fountain.