Tag Archives: instruction

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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SLO Committee MTG Agenda

We will  meet again today at 3:00 PM in the HS library. I will be on SKYPE for our Georgetown participants. Agenda Addressing SLO rigor Instructional period Standards and Outcomes DOK SLOs for Specialists Models and examples Checklists and Review materials Meetings going forward? Materials Standard selection by content area  sy16-17_content-specificguidelines SLO Guidelines for Non-classroom […]

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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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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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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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Friday Institute ONLINE PD

Teaching Mathematics with Technology Technology is an essential component of today’s workplace and is a ubiquitous component of our society. Technology can be a useful tool to support students’ engagement in and learning of mathematics. This course allows you to learn, along with colleagues from other schools and around the world, instructional practices that utilize […]

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ONLINE Learning Differences PD

This course is available from the Friday Institute, an online PD facilitator.  Barbara Greenstone has taken several courses from them, including this one, and can vouch for their quality.  As many as 20 contact hours may be earned. Learning Differences All of us, children and adults alike, have different strengths and weaknesses in our learning. […]

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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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Multiple Pathways to the Human Brain

“Multiple Pathways to the Student Brain” registration deadline ends next week! If you work with students that have economic or motivational challenges (and who doesn’t) … this workshop is for you!  Hear what others are saying about Dr. Janet Zadina, her presentations and her books: “We want to thank you – THANK YOU for bringing […]

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