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2016 MACUL Conference Gina Loveless speaking at podium

5 Practical Tips for Attending #MACUL17

Here are some practical tips to help make your conference be a smooth and positive experience: 1. Checking In: Checking in on Thursday morning can...
Tammy Maginity and Rushton Hurley taking selfies at the 2016 MACUL Conference.

10 Things at the MACUL Conference You May Not Know About

Take Your Conference Experience to a Whole New Level! Most people come to the MACUL Conference ready to attend sessions and visit Exhibit Hall. Although...

Ten Newbie Tips for Success – 2017 MACUL Conference Preview #2

Newbie? No Problem! #LEARNINGforward Among the thousands of MACUL Conference attendees each year are hundreds of first-time attendees. Besides having never attended the MACUL’s annual...
Two people sitting in front of computer

Strong Mentors Improve Student Success

Research shows that strong mentoring systems are critical to the success of all online students. With this in mind, Michigan Virtual University® staff is...
Michigan PLAYDATE

Michigan P.L.A.Y.D.A.T.E. (People Learning and Asking Why)

Jennie Magiera will have had an impact on Michigan educators even before she steps on the stage as a keynote speaker for the 2017...

3 Steps to Creating Empowered Leadership in Your School

This post was also a guest post for McGraw-Hill Education. All too often in education – whether that be at a conference, in a professional...
Microsoft Surface

Digital Inking Changes Everything

Last year I became a Microsoft Surface expert. With the honor you are given a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 to use in your classroom....
Andy Losik, far left with American Heart Association Christina Meyers, Keith McMasters of NFL Play 60, Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants, and Brian Peters of the Houston Texans

Opportunities Abound in Relationships with Educational Vendors

One late summer evening I was enjoying the company of several other educators who were all presenters at the next day's large edtech conference....
Part of Garrett Morgan's 1914 'breathing device' patent filed with the US Patent Office.

Who Invented That?

Many people take time to recognize February as a month to showcase African American history. This year I was asked a question on African...
Future Ready Schools

Come Learn About Future Ready Schools at MACUL 2017!

Future Ready SchoolsⓇ (FRS) is a bold effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts, whether public, private, or charter, move quickly...