Monthly Archives: October 2015

Research with Academic Rigor and Journalistic Flair

The Conversation Recently I have started to follow a new online journal called the Conversation.  A website devoted to translating current research in all fields, including education, into jargon-less articles. From their website The Conversation is a collaboration between editors … Continue reading


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Materials for MCLA Conference Presentation

Contact Information Shawn Carlson Assistant Superintendent, AOS 98 Twitter: @mindsonlearning Slides MCLA Conference Presentation Framework Sand Analogy 2 Year Timeline for Benchmarks Assessment Principles Principles of assessment practices Draft Rubrics for Cross Curricular Graduation Standards Guiding Principles Rubric Resources1 Standards … Continue reading

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Maine Council for the Social Studies Conference

Maine Council for the Social Studies Conference: “ENHANCING YOUR SOCIAL STUDIES TOOLKIT in a PROFICIENCY-BASED WORLD” WHERE:  Morgan Hill Event Center in Hermon WHEN: Friday, Oct. 30. COST: $75.00 KEYNOTE: Jenny Buccos, a multi-award winning director and producer, well known … Continue reading

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Registration for ATMNE Regional Math Conference

Fall Conference Maine DOE and the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Maine will welcome math educators from across New England this month for the regional Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England conference, Show Us Your Moxie, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland on Oct. … Continue reading

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Free Sources for Common Core Aligned Content

Browse the following sites These resources were recently highlighted in a document from a website I follow The School Improvement Network.  They are well designed sites, with a wealth of common core aligned materials.  Any of these may take a … Continue reading

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