Tag Archives: Curriculum

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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Anneberg-Newseum Summer Institute

Paid! Washington DC! Short Timeline! New Opportunity for Maine Teachers – May 8 Deadline: The Gannett House Project announces a travel grant opportunity for teachers interested in participating in the 2016 Annenberg–Newseum Summer Teacher Institute in Washington, D.C. The Institute, Primarily Digital, is a valuable professional development opportunity for teachers who want to help students […]

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Abbe Museum Resources for Native American History

Since the passage of LD291: An Act to Require Teaching Maine Native American History and Culture in Maine’s Schools the Abbe Museum has been creating resources to aid teachers in gaining the knowledge and comfort they need to teach about the Wabanaki people in their classrooms. As part of this effort, the Abbe Museum is […]

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STEM Integration k-12

April 28th 9 am to 3 pm    An Introduction to STEM Integration Across the K-12 Curriculum Bates College, Lewiston, Maine Facilitated by: STEM Education Specialist – Joyce Tugel Register here by April 21. How do we make STEM experiences engaging and accessible for K-12 educators and students while ensuring curriculum is driven by learning standards? This session is […]

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STEAM Professional Development

Full STEAM Ahead Hi all, If you are interested, there is a grant available, see below, in addition to PD funds.  PS Barbara Greenstone is one of the presenters! Over the two days participants will engage with educators who are currently using STEAM in their classrooms. The engagement will be a combination of presentations by […]

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7-12 Proficiency 18 November

Content Area Standards, Indicators, and Rubric Review Members of each department have spent the spring and summer identifying content area standards, drafting indicators, and drafting rubrics for these content area graduation standards. Each department and each department member should review these closely to ensure that they describe measurable outcomes, are important enough to identify as […]

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Apple Curriculum Series Professional Development (World Languages)

With Apple tools possibilities exist to make language learning a new experience. At this hands-on event, you’ll see how educators can use iPad, Mac, apps, iBooks Author, and iTunes U to create and deliver engaging content. You’ll also learn how creating and exploring digital content can personalize learning and help students of all learning styles grasp challenging concepts. Participants will have the chance to […]

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Apple Curriculum Series Professional Development (Social Studies)

Social Studies classrooms support the development of young people who are knowledgeable, skillful, and committed to democracy and to participating as members of a global community. At this hands-on event, you’ll see how educators can use iPad, Mac, apps, iBooks Author, and iTunes U to create and deliver engaging Social Studies content. You’ll also learn how creating and leveraging digital content can personalize learning […]

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Free Elementary Coding Workshop

1-DAY WORKSHOP (free)  ~~  HOW TO TEACH CODING & COMPUTER SCIENCE  (K-5) Scroll to end for list of dates/locations and registration links AUDIENCE: K-5  Teachers, librarians, ed techs, specialists PRESENTER  Michael Harvey <harvey@pd.code.org> In partnership with code.org WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Materials used in the workshop focus on content for 3 code.org courses and participants will receive the supplies needed […]

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