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Understanding Critical Literacy

Technology in all its forms has opened up more avenues of possibility, more ways in which to not only see the world, but to experience it through our interactions with others, whether they be direct – commenting on this blog post, for instance – or indirect. 414 more words


The Gift of A Book

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, allow me to suggest the most wonderful gift for your loved one—the gift of a book.

Throughout my journey in education and life, some of the best things I’ve given or received are books. 265 more words


Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports webinar

In an effort to increase implementation of positive behavior supports in Maine schools, the Maine Department of Education in collaboration with the University of Maine, will be offering a webinar, “Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS)” on March 7 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. 143 more words


Metro Schools and Berklee College of Music announce partnership to boost music education

Metro Schools is partnering with Berklee College of Music to enhance music education with a comprehensive online resource. Starting in January 2016, middle and high school students and all music teachers in Metro Nashville will gain access to the Berklee PULSE® Music Method, an innovative contemporary music education platform that teaches popular styles through a collection of interactive lessons, games, music production tools, videos, and other resources. 397 more words


A little bit of linguistics can be a lot of fun

Ever thought of introducing linguistics to your students? I used to be extremely bored with it when I was doing my BA, but because of reasons linguistics turned out to be my major during MA studies. 525 more words


Adaptive Learning’s Potential and Pitfalls

EDSURGE: “Adaptive learning.” Two words that have haunted headlines and press releases for what seems like forever. Everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone says they’re doing it too. 32 more words


February is Career and Technical Education month

AUGUSTA — Maine’s career and technical education schools and educators of applied technology and workforce development are being recognized during the month of February.

“From industry-recognized training and dual enrollments in colleges, to professional licensures and industry-recognized certificates, approximately 8,500 of Maine high school students enrolled in career and technical education (CTE) programs are demonstrating industry and college proficiencies, ranging from robotics to coding, from culinary arts to welding, building trades to health services, and marketing to auto technology. 381 more words