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Maine Curriculum Leaders Association Fall Conference: Next Generation Science Standards

6 years ago

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I recently attended a 2 day fall conference run by the MCLA. The focus was, “Engaging all students with the Next Generation Science Standards.” The conference presenter was Brett Moulding a writer of both the Framework and NGSS standards themselves and referred to by many as the guru on NGSS. He is currently the director…

Algebra One with Jason Libby, “I kept at it…”

6 years ago

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Judy Harvey and I recently visited with Jason Libby’s Algebra class at Woolwich Central School.  We had heard that Jason’s classes were enjoying success with the new Pearson Algebra One eText licenses that the district purchased, and that Jason was supplementing the eText with other resources such as Khan Academy.  This seemed like a good…

Expeditionary Learning National Conference

6 years ago

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This past week, I (along with a group of my colleagues from BMS and West Bath) attended the Expeditionary Learning National Conference in Baltimore.  Our time was jammed pack with learning, but I’ve attempted to summarize the big take-aways for me personally as I reflect on my own practice and the broader community of RSU…

Common Core Standards in Writing presented by Fred Wolff and Lynna Kalna

7 years ago

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This was a great workshop I attended last December 11th in New Hampshire. It’s very relevant to the work the district is doing on the Writing Common Core Standards. I’ll be facilitating a workshop on the 9th of January with the 6-8th staff from BMS and Woolwich. During the presentation, I will cover how the…