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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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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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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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Integrating Science into the Curriculum K-6

Please find a brochure for this program integrating-science-into-the-curriculum here. When: April 1 (8 AM- Noon) Where: Augusta (Viles Estate) Who: Delta Kappa Gamma society of women educators.

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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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SPRING MEA Update

The department of education has begun to release some information concerning the upcoming spring MEA administration. I will update this page with information as it comes along if you wish to save the bookmark. Testing Window 2/10/17   Portal Opens   http://maine.measuredprogress.org Student Data Available Enter accomodations in system Enter class/rosters in system Download secure Kiosk […]

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K-6 Multiplication Contest

National Multiplication Competition Feb. 2nd – 3rd Free Entry, Win Prizes! K-6 Students and Classes are Eligible “Kickstart your kids’ math practice with the upcoming #ArcademicsCup multiplication racing competition! Students race for prizes like iPads and pizza parties. Register for free at www.arcademics.com/cup“

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