Tag Archives: instructional approaches

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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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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Advanced Elementary Math Methods

EDU 524:  ADVANCED MATH METHODS (elementary) At University College in Rockland this summer!  Flyer attached—second page of flyer has registration information. FLYER  EDU 524 Rockland Summer 2016 M Participants will increase their: • content knowledge in the mathematics they teach; • understanding of how children learn mathematics; • understanding of themselves as mathematicians; • confidence as math teachers; […]

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Summer Literacy Institute

2016 Summer Literacy Institute — High Impact Instructional Routines and Strategies “Routines are the backbone of daily classroom life. They facilitate teaching and learning…. Routines don’t just make your life easier, they save valuable classroom time. And what’s most important, efficient routines make it easier for students to learn and achieve more.” — Learning to Teach…not just […]

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Guided Math 3-6

Guided Math Practical strategies to differentiate your math instruction using small group instruction and math learning centers. Designed Specifically for Classroom Teachers, Title I Staff, Special Education Staff, Math Specialists, and Other Educators Teaching Math in Grades 3‐6 Practical, classroom‐tested strategies for organizing, implementing and managing guided math groups in your classroom Innovative, hands‐on, interactive […]

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Guided Math K-3

Guided Math Practical Strategies to differentiate your math instruction using small groups, centers and whole group instruction (Grades k-3) Specifically Designed for Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Title I Staff, and Other Educators Teaching Mathematics in Grades K‐3 Practical, classroom‐proven ideas for planning, organizing and managing guided math groups and math centers in your grades […]

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Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck has written this article recently in EDUTOPIA and I thought it was worth sharing. All research is only as valuable as our ability to implement it.  Here are some common misconceptions about the ideas embedded in affecting engagement by talking about a growth mindset. Read her short comments here.

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Visible Learning for Teachers

Looking for some professional reading this summer? I have posted before about John Hattie’s work (Here, here, here, and here).  His two books provide the most comprehensive research based analysis of what works in education.  There is simply no better source for finding new strategies to apply in your practice. Here is a short clip […]

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BRAIN FOCUSED STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING SOCIAL EMOTIONAL HEALTH

Summer PD Opportunity BRAIN FOCUSED STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING SOCIAL EMOTIONAL HEALTH Heather Bryant, M.Ed. and Michelle Kinder, M.Ed., LPC Social emotional health is more predictive of long term success than strong academic skills. In addition, trauma, abuse and toxic stress interrupt a child’s ability to learn and develop healthy relationships. The research on this is […]

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