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DBQ Workshop

DBQ PROJECT: Free Introductory Workshop at 2 Maine Locations This Summer DBQ= “Document Based Question” (A process of evidence-based writing) https://www.dbqproject.com/about-us/ WHAT: Full-Day Introductory Workshop Interactive overview of The DBQ 6-Step Method Elements of a powerful DBQ essay Writing supports that promote strong, evidence-based writing. Analyze student essays using the DBQ Project rubric. AUDIENCE: For teachers […]

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Get paid (over $5000 plus meals and lodging) to study Engineering this Summer

UNH Research Experience for Teachers in Engineering http://www.unh.edu/leitzel-center/research-experience-teachers-engineering-rete AUDIENCE: Any STEM teacher who is a US Citizen or Permanent Resident is eligible. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation.  Teachers admitted on a rolling basis. PROGRAM: Authentic research experience for STEM teachers training with UNH faculty and graduate students plus workshop on integrating research into the […]

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Get Paid to Study your Content this Summer

UM Rise Center Content Institutes BIG PICTURE OVERVIEW: TEACHER CONTENT INSTITUTES ~ A variety of topics July 10-13 $700 stipend Click on the link to learn details about a particular offering. Register soon—most are limited to 15 participants. Who is RISE? The Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) provides an integrated approach to University-based research and […]

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Graduate Course: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

COURSE INFORMATION Full Flyer Here EPC 586 Dates: MoTuWeThFr; 07/10/2017 to 07/14/2017 Times: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: Portland USM Campus Instructor: Alice S Barr Credit: Three (3) Inservice Graduate Credits Tuition/Fees: $1,249.00 ($1,140.00/Tuition, $84.00/Unified Fee, $25.00/Non-Matric Fee) Maine Resident (Please refer to MaineStreet account for accurate prices) Click here for Financial Responsibility Statement and […]

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Poetry PD this Summer

Here is information about one graduate course at USM plus two workshops that are available for you this summer. POETRY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT for TEACHERS 3 options available this summer by award-winning Maine poet and author, Paul B. Janeczko <poetspeak@gmail.com> Please contact Paul directly if you would like more information about these opportunities. EPA 527: POETRY IN […]

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Data Literacy for Science

GULF OF MAINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE / U.M.HUTCHINSON CENTER  co-sponsoring: 3-part series  ~   After-school work sessions ~ in Portland DATA LITERACY TEACHERS’ COLLABORATIVE — MIDDLE & HS Improve how your students use data & graphs as evidence while learning  content. Sessions focus on science but are open to any educator interested in improving students’ data literacy skills LOCATION: […]

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PE and Health PD Opportunities

HEALTH & PE WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES All information at: http://www.maine.gov/doe/healthed/professional/index.html Winter Wellness Workshop Day – March 3 (Friday) in Augusta $15 per person Click here to register! The Annual Winter Wellness Workshop Day is an engaging and motivational professional development event focused on worksite wellness for schools.  The day will offer networking opportunities; information on programs and strategies to support […]

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MEA Released Item 2016 Test

Please find below the released items from last spring’s MEA.  Student versions have no answers, teacher versions have answers. grade-3-student grade-3-teacher grade-4-student grade-4-teacher grade-5-student grade-5-teacher grade-6-student grade-6-teacher grade-7-student grade-7-teacher grade-8-student grade-8-teacher  

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Feedback Webinar BRHS Library

Feedback We will be streaming the webinar below in the library at BRHS Thursday January 26.  We will begin at 2:45 with snacks.  We will have copies of the book available and a short discussion afterwards with those that can stay. How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students Feedback is an important component of […]

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Two Great Sites that may work Great together!

NEWSELA and ProCon together! Peanut butter and chocolate are not the only two items that are better together.  Today NEWSELA and ProCon have announced that they are partnering going forward. What are NEWSELA and ProCon? NEWSELA is a web-based content provider that builds articles on current events at 5 different Lexile levels.  I have mentioned this […]

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