Monthly Archives: February 2014

Literacy Professional Development Opportunities

March 5 – Carl Anderson workshop – Heinemann. Hampton NH -Conferring with Student Writers: Meeting the new writing standards gr. 2-8 contact Karen Cook ( for discount info March 8 – Maine Reading Assn – Dave Burgess – Teach Like a Pirate. Auburn Maine ( … Continue reading


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CSD 3 Wednesday Early Release Schedule (Feb/March)

Please find the schedule for Feb/March early release topics here (Wed SCH Feb:Mar).

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March Inservice

The March inservice day will be similar to our October inservice in format.  The focus for the AOS will be on ATLAS. We will have time to map and to review maps.  The review process will be different and the … Continue reading

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Maine Council for English Language Arts Conference

ANNUAL CONFERENCE MAINE COUNCIL for ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS ~~ MCELA WHEN March 28 WHERE Northport– Point Lookout Resort PROGRAM Program attached as PDF here (2014MCELAConferenceMailing(1)) COST $85 TO REGISTER Registration form also attached as PDF here (2014MCELAConferenceRegistrationForm) FOR MORE … Continue reading

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Educator Effectiveness Committee

The Educator Effectiveness Committee met for the first time on February 10,2014.  Members representing our teachers and administrators from our schools in AOS 98 came together to begin to develop the Educator Effectiveness tool that will be used to evaluate … Continue reading

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iPads Level the Playing Field

The following video is from Charlinda Carlson, a k-2 special educator at BRES.  Ms. Carlson has been committed to making the k-2 pilot benefit her students.  Please take a moment to watch.

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BRES K-2 iPad Mini Pilot

Our k-2 staff has been piloting iPads in their classrooms over the past two years.  Their innovative and thoughtful approach can be viewed in the video below. After attending the conference Leveraging Learning: the iPad in Primary Grades this fall as … Continue reading

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UDL’s Origins and Acolytes

Joyce Sirois shared an article with me today, that I think is worth passing along.  The article describes the origins of the tenets of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).   Entitled All Along by Katie Bacon, it was published in Ed. The … Continue reading

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