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Research
Ed Timke

Supports associated with teacher retention in Michigan

There is a teacher recruitment and retention crisis in Michigan and across the country. Why is there a crisis? What can be done? This third post in a blog series on teacher recruitment and retention summarizes an important recent study on factors that help teacher retention in Michigan.

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Nikki Herta

3 tips for starting an esports program at your school

Esports is a billion-dollar industry and growing fast. That’s just one of many reasons this assistant principal from Ludington is giving students who may not otherwise engage in school activities the critical opportunity to be part of a team.

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Nikki Herta

3 tips for building agency as a teacher

Feeling overwhelmed and looking for strategies to take back your agency? Here are three tips for building this vital skill as an educator.

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EdTech
Emily Sicilia

22 Tech Tools for 2022

Do you need to spice up your lesson plans? Add a little pizzazz to your classroom? Or just find a tech tool that makes life

Social Emotional Learning
Navigate360

Do You Encourage Stigma?

It’s time to break through the stigma that comes with needing help to cope with mental and emotional challenges. Robust social-emotional learning programs can teach students, staff

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