Monthly Archives: January 2016

MEA Practice Tests

Some materials have been released today for teacher review in preparation for this spring’s MEA (the new name for our accountability test, previously SBAC).  This test is being delivered by Measured Progress and will be online. Ironically, they have prepared … Continue reading

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Does education really need to change?

In looking through the materials shared in the previous post on Summer PD, I stumbled on this set of articles. I don’t often recommend reading in this blog, but these deserve all of our attention.  If you can spare 15 … Continue reading

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Summer Technology PD

2016 Yarmouth Summer-Fall Technology Course – Innovating Learning Using Technology Yarmouth has opened its’ technology summer course to outside school districts.  You may earn CEUs or credit at USM if you register.  I can provide support if you let me know … Continue reading

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Guided Math 3-6

Guided Math Practical strategies to differentiate your math instruction using small group instruction and math learning centers. Designed Specifically for Classroom Teachers, Title I Staff, Special Education Staff, Math Specialists, and Other Educators Teaching Math in Grades 3‐6 Practical, classroom‐tested … Continue reading

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Guided Math K-3

Guided Math Practical Strategies to differentiate your math instruction using small groups, centers and whole group instruction (Grades k-3) Specifically Designed for Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Title I Staff, and Other Educators Teaching Mathematics in Grades K‐3 Practical, classroom‐proven … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck has written this article recently in EDUTOPIA and I thought it was worth sharing. All research is only as valuable as our ability to implement it.  Here are some common misconceptions about the ideas embedded in affecting engagement … Continue reading

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CONNECTED COAST PD

Connected Coast: A Day of Learning Please join the almost 100 educators from 8 districts already registered for a free day of collaborative learning. While our focus is teaching with technology, we’re not just looking for the advanced techie types … Continue reading

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Assessment Literacy

Hi all.  Here is a followup to the post last week on the program being offered here in the midcoast.  Please consider signing up.  The district will provide funding for the registration, book, and a night’s stay at Point Lookout … Continue reading

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Wed Schedule Winter 2016 CSD

Please find the schedule for this winter’s Wednesdays here Wed Winter 2016

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Upcoming Professional Development

Spring PD The following document lists the upcoming spring professional development opportunities.  Many are located in the mid-coast region. Midcoast Professional Development.JANUARY 2016–UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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