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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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Introduction to Aquaponics K-8

K-8 Teacher Workshop HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER (Port Clyde) INTRODUCTION TO AQUAPONICS DATES: June 25-27 or July 11-13 (Lodging available in historic, waterfront farmhouse at Herring Gut for $150) DETAILS: Learn about THE BUSINESS OF AQUAPONICS and its role in feeding our growing population. Explore the many WAYS AQUAPONICS CAN BE INTEGRATED into your science […]

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Online Computational Thinking and Design Course

In the Information Age, problems look different. Information comes at us faster than ever before, and our ability to solve problems depends on us being able to make sense of and synthesize this information. We must also design new solutions using all available technology and tools. Digital-age problem solving combines three key skills and concepts […]

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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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SAT Content Workshops

The College Board and Maine DOE  SAT Content Workshops  The College Board and Maine DOE: SAT Alignment to Standards and Instruction Participants in this day-long workshop will learn about the SAT Suite of Assessments and the resources available to support student learning and teacher instructional strategies.  A close look into the question structure and critical […]

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MS in Instructional Technology

Join UMaineOnline for a virtual open house! Master of Education in Instructional Technology Wednesday, October 5, 2016 6–8 p.m. Come and go as you please. Program faculty and advisors will be available to answer your questions. The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology is offered fully online. Coursework is approved to meet Maine Department of Education 680 […]

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Full STEAM Ahead!

Introducing Design Thinking as a Reflective Teaching Strategy through Integration of a Project-based Invention Curriculum http://nheon.org/opennh/courses/courses-aas.html Using specific classroom scenarios, teachers and future teachers explore the practical implementation of an invention unit into their curriculum culminating in a school or classroom Invention Convention science fair style event. The course examines useful reflective strategies, hands-on learning […]

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Friday Tech Gem

THE CONVERSATION  Online, in depth analysis, research, news, and ideas from leading academics and researchers. The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news analysis and commentary that’s free to read and republish. Who we are 10 ways we’re different Nobel Laureate video Partners & funders These articles are well written […]

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Dine and Discuss for Science Teachers

DATA LITERACY COLLABORATIVE / DINE & DISCUSS for SCIENCE and OTHER TEACHERS (Middle and High School) The University of Maine Hutchinson Center is partnering with the Maine Data Literacy Project to offer 3 after-school sessions to help Improve how your students use data and graphs as evidence while learning science content.  Sessions will focus on […]

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Reading for Understanding Project

National Symposium on Reading for Understanding May 18–19, 2016 The Reading for Understanding (RfU) research initiative was a five-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to develop effective strategies for improving reading comprehension for students in grades preK–12. Six project teams were awarded grants. In May of 2016, ETS […]

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