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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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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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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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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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NWEA Class Reports Webinar

Top-rated presenters and NWEA partners Lissa Brunan and Alissa Thelen reveal powerful new approaches to leveraging Class Report data to make a difference in your instruction. 3 reasons you don’t want to miss this webinar: Customize data-driven lesson plans Create flexible learning groups using a few, simple rules Effectively interpret Median and Standard Deviation to […]

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STEM Education Innovation Challenge Grant

Are you a teacher interested in implementing innovative STEM ideas into your classroom? Don’t miss the upcoming deadline for the STEM Education Innovation Challenge on Friday, October 14th at 5 pm EDT. Click here to finish your application to win $5000: http://www.msgc.org/educators/k12/stem-education-innovation-challenge-grant-competition/ Here is the link to the webpage promoting the challenge:http://www.msgc.org/educators/k12/stem-education-innovation-challenge-grant-competition/ The Maine STEM Collaborative, with financial […]

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Updated SLO Resources and Guidance

The SLO committee met again on Tuesday, 9/27, and we discussed several issues.  Below you will find documents that we used and agreed represented the best approach to developing SLOs in AOS 98.  Many of the documents come from the Rhode Island Department of Education, a state that has been using SLOs for over 10 […]

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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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ART Professional Development Offerings

Visual and Performing Arts Professional Development Opportunities 2016-2017  Join a Cohort! All Visual and Performing Arts teachers are invited to participate in a regional professional development series on ASSESMENT IN THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS CLASSROOM. During this 3-part series, Maine DOE Visual and Performing Arts Specialist, Beth Lambert, and Integration and Assessment expert, Lisa Donovan, will […]

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ONLINE PD from the FRIDAY INSTITUTE

Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations Our world is rich with data sources, and technology makes data more accessible than ever before! To help ensure students are future ready to use data for making informed decisions, many countries around the world have increased the emphasis on statistics and data analysis in school curriculum–from elementary/primary grades through […]

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