Monthly Archives: September 2017

Pathways to Proficiency

Maine ASCD is bringing author Mike Anderson to Lewiston this October to talk about the power of student choice.  Here is the link for more information. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eeg6b7u9069ee2e0&llr=9jupm5cab

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Good Question Scoring Guide

Good Question Scoring Guide

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What does a Good Question do?

I was at a workshop last week that provided me with some food for thought.  Nothing new, nothing earth shattering, but just some gentle reminders.  So, I thought I would share. What does a good question do?

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Marzano’s Super Seven Elements

Good Afternoon–  There is research showing that seven elements in Domain One have the greatest impact on student achievement.  They are: Element 6:  Identifying Critical Content Element 11:  Elaborating on New Information Element 12:  Recording and Representing Knowledge Element 17:  … Continue reading

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Conference on Proficiency-Based Instruction

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Maine Robotics: First Lego League

Dear educators, Maine Robotics is pleased to offer the 18th year of the FIRST® LEGO® League program in Maine again this year.  We are expecting around 100 teams of students from all over the state to participate in this year’s challenge: This year’s … Continue reading

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Seven Things Effective Teachers Do EVERY Day

Effective teachers prepare, prepare, prepare. Their lesson plans are detailed. They never wing it. You never hear an effective teacher claiming that he/she doesn’t need lesson plans. And you never see an effective teacher using the same plans over and … Continue reading

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Fall SAT Workshops

Workshops to support SAT Annual Fall Counselor Workshops, Presented by the College Board The College Board will present Annual Fall Counselor Workshop in five locations. These sessions will focus on enhancements to programs and changes to protocols in ordering and … Continue reading

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Professional Development Opportunity

Greetings from the Maine DOE!   The ELA Formative Assessment Network will again be offering professional learning for PK-5 educators during the 2017-18 school year.  This opportunity provides educators with 3 full days of professional learning related to the use … Continue reading

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