Stories tagged: "Teachers"

Everyone in This Tiny Michigan Town Knows the Same Catchy Song—Thanks to One Teacher

“The Keyboard Song” is as catchy as any Top-40 track. And it just might make you a better typist as well.

Sen. Darrin Camilleri (D-Trenton) speaks on the campaign trail in 2022. (Darrin Camilleri via Facebook)
Op-Ed: It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. Investing in Education is the Best Way to Show Our Gratitude

Sen. Darrin Camilleri's three favorite teachers, plus his take on how we can do a better job of supporting all of Michigan's educators. (Hint: It starts by listening.)

Candice Jackson, a third grade teacher at Mann Learning Community, was named Michigan Teacher of the Year Thursday. (Ethan Bakuli/Chalkbeat)
Michigan’s Teacher of the Year is Candice Jackson from Detroit

As Jackson walked into the lunchroom Thursday afternoon, she was met with a roar of applause and cheers from Mann students and staff.

Michigan Teachers: Save Big with Our Comprehensive 2023 Teacher Discounts List

It's fair to say that teachers deserve all the breaks they can get. Here's a list of every discount we could find.

14 Gifts Teachers Say They Love Getting During Teacher Appreciation Week, from $0-$20

We asked teachers what Teacher Appreciation Week gifts they love to get. Their answers (plus links) are right here—including free things you can do that’ll mean a lot. 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has pledged to deliver on the issues that make a real difference in Michiganders' lives—including by lowering their costs, and building a stronger economy. (Courtesy/Governor Gretchen Whitmer via Facebook)
Aspiring Michigan Teachers Secure Cash Under State Recruitment Plan 

More than 600 aspiring teachers received some big help with their college tuition this week thanks to a new state assistance program from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration designed to support students and alleviate a shortage of educators across Michigan.

(Courtesy of Cheriese Gipson via Chalkbeat Detroit)
This Michigan Preschool Teacher has Bottomless Apron Pockets—and Other Superpowers

Spend an hour with Cheriese Gipson, and you can’t help but get a sense of what she’s like as a preschool teacher.