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Matt Homrich-Knieling

Writer and Educator

Matt Homrich-Knieling is a writer, educator, and parent based in Detroit. He has over seven years of experience as a middle school ELA and writing teacher, and he has also worked as an in-school Restorative Justice Coordinator. Additionally, Matt served as an ELA department lead for three years and served as a mentor to beginning teachers. Currently, Matt is a stay-at-home parent with his two spirited babies.

Smiling teacher during teacher appreciation week. Text overlay reads: 'The Best Way to Show Teacher Appreciation is Through Personalized Professional Development'
Matt Homrich-Knieling April 1, 2024

The Best Way to Show Teacher Appreciation is Through Personalized Professional Development

In addition to Teacher Appreciation Week, see how you approach personalized professional development to support teachers year-round....
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april lesson plans sunday scaries
Matt Homrich-Knieling March 28, 2024

Sunday Scaries April: Lesson Plans for April

Explore this list of lesson plans and strategies relating to National Wildlife Week, Earth Day, and National Poetry Month, and more in April!...
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Students collaborate around a laptop in a blended learning classroom
Matt Homrich-Knieling March 14, 2024

The Blended Learning Classroom

The Blended Learning Classroom is one in which technology is integrated to create personalized learning experiences for students. Here are some tips and strategies to get started!...
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Teacher leads classroom discussion with students with text relating to 'Lessons Plans for March.'
Matt Homrich-Knieling February 28, 2024

Sunday Scaries March: Lessons & Strategies for March

Explore this lesson plans list featuring resources relating to World Teen Mental Wellness Day, International Women’s Day, and more in March!...
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A teacher reading a book to students in a library, with text overlay highlighting how AI can enhance productivity for teachers and principals
Matt Homrich-Knieling February 13, 2024

How AI Can Help Teachers and Principals Be More Productive

How can teachers and principals use AI to be more productive in the classroom? Discover tips and tricks for creating efficiencies....
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Engaged students participating in hands-on learning activity, accompanied by text 'Creating a Student-Centered Math Classroom.'
Matt Homrich-Knieling February 2, 2024

Creating a Student-Centered Math Classroom

Looking to create a Student-Centered Math Classroom? These tips and strategies will help you get started today!...
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Students discussing with text: 'De-escalation Strategies for Teachers.'
Matt Homrich-Knieling January 30, 2024

De-Escalation Strategies Teachers Can Use in Their Classroom

Equip school leaders and teachers with actionable insights for effective classroom de-escalation strategies....
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Matt Homrich-Knieling January 28, 2024

Sunday Scaries February: Lessons & Strategies for February

Explore educational lesson plans associated with Black History Month, President's Day, and more in February!...
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A group of teachers gathered together, accompanied by text reading 'Webinar Recap: Authentically Supporting Your Teachers.'
Matt Homrich-Knieling January 9, 2024

Webinar Recap: Authentically Supporting Your Teachers

Learn how principals can create a resilient school culture by implementing thoughtful support strategies and practices for teacher support....
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