Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mathematics Professional Development

MATHEMATICS: DEVELOPING and SUPPORTING ASSESSMENT PRACTICES (DSAP) “Start involving mathematics students in the formative assessment process and watch them become more self-regulating learners!”   WHAT?  Ongoing, 7-month, blended PD offering for Midcoast mathematics educators to support classroom implementation and teacher leadership … Continue reading

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Homework in a standards’ based classroom

Food for Thought I am sharing a document from  @cvulearns (Emily Rinkema and Stan Williams, erinkema@cvuhs.org and swilliams@cvuhs.org“).  It was shared with me by Craig Kesselheim at Great Schools Partnership and by Christine Anderson-Morehouse, the Midcoast Superintendents’ professional development coordinator. I know some schools … Continue reading

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Math and Smarter Balanced Professional Development

The Maine Department of Education invites all teachers of mathematics to attend a regional professional development session on: Connecting Classroom Instruction to the Mathematics Claims of the Smarter Balanced Assessment System for Grades K-5 and 6-12  Presenters: Michele Mailhot, Maine DOE … Continue reading

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Drafting Content Area Standards: First Steps

Drafting Content Area Standards: Tomorrow faculty in grades 7-12 will begin the work of drafting content area standards that can be used for Graduation Standards or Proficiency Standards.  This work involves several steps outlined below. We will begin with content … Continue reading

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