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Better yet, register today for the 6th Annual Literacy Connections Conference which will be held April 3 at Thomas College in Waterville. Registration Deadline is March 31. Full conference brochure and registration can be found on-line at http://barbarabush.org/get-involved/events/
This year it will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Barbara Bush foundation for Family Literacy with the theme: Celebrate Family Literacy! The keynote for this year’s conference...
Free Webinar Series
about the key Instructional Shifts described
in the College and Career Readiness Standards
Read more in the NELRC flyer.........NELRC_flyer.doc
This webinar will focus on the need for Rigor as it relates to math instructional shifts. It is the second of two webinars offered by the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC). The live webinar is scheduled for Tuesday February 25 from 3:30-5:00 EST. Participants must register with NELRC to participate.
The first webinar was held Feb. 5th and the recording of the webinar can be found here on the PD Portal under Resources. The topic of the first webinar was Math Instructional...
Get the Word Out! Defining Your Program in a Digital World: Marketing Strategies for Connecting with Adult Learners in Maine
This year’s seminar will be held at the University of Maine at Augusta from 9:00-3:00.
There are two topics to select from for each of the four sessions offered. The day is divided into three morning sessions and one afternoon session. Samantha Warren, Director of Communications and Spokesperson, ME Department of Education will be the Keynote Speaker at lunch.
A recording of last Wednesday's webinar, Math Instructional Shifts: Focus and Coherence is now posted on the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC) website. If you missed the webinar, or participated and would like to review it, here is the link to NELRC's website. http://www.nelrc.org/
You will also find other webinar recordings which may be of interest to you there as well.Core Skills Mastery Open Educational Resources for Building Common Core -Aligned Lessons Developing...
Link to the latest PD Update!
Check out the mid-winter trainings, courses, webinars and links to resources, news and events.PD_Update_Winter_2014.doc
Take a few minutes to watch these webinars and learn more about four trainings we are offering Jan. Feb. and March with the first scheduled to begin Friday January 24th! All four trainings are open for REGISTRATION here on the portal under courses.
For an introduction, description and overview of the ESOL PD opportunities take a few minutes and link to this brief webinar recording http://stateofmaine.adobeconnect.com/p5o7qy8yxn2/
The three trainings are:English Language Instruction...
38 Free E-learning opportunies from World Ed can be accessed any time and with no registration required.
Adult Multiple Intelligences:Adult Multiple Intelligences in Practice Adult Multiple Intelligences Theory
Adult Student Persistence:Goals and Self-efficacy in Persistence Supports and Barriers to Persistence
Authentic Contexts:Building Teacher/Learner Collaborations Overview of Critical Literacy Practices Philosophy of Using Authentic Curriculum Using Authentic...
The Change Agent
Free accessis available online to The Change Agent for ALL New England practitioners
In addition to the valuable information in each issue of The Change Agent, each issue has a chart to align materials with CCR standards.
Category: PD Resources
Core Values of Advising Part 2: the Basics provides an introduction to advising services for Maine Adult Education's Career Pathways Programs. This webinar is part 2 of the mandatory two-part Core Values training referred to in the Maine Career Pathways Plan template. Get the answers to these questions.....
1. What are the required components of advising services?
2. How are they offered?
3. When are they offered?
4. Who are they offered to?