Thursday, May 20, 2010

Webinar Series on Literacy and Technology

Yesterday we completed our webinar series:)  The webinars were based on classroom practices and presented by Maine teachers.  They were well received - viewed during their presentation and after they were archived.

We wish to extend a special thank you to Barbara Moody, Title II Coordinator, Maine DOE; Peter Bernard, Maine DOE; and Mona Baker, Executive Director of the Western Maine Educational Collaborative for sponsoring this project.  Teachers networking with teachers!  Best practices in action!

You can access the webinars at:  Title II, DOE (scroll down the page) or The Literacy and Technology Pilot  in the right navigation bar.

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

May 19 - Perspectives on Blogging by Hattie Deraps and Jake Bogar

Blogging is one of the most beneficial, but frequently overlooked uses of technology available to educators and students.  Used within a classroom framework focused on higher level thinking skills, blogs prepare students for the 21st century. 

This is not the same thing as writing.   

               Two high school teachers, one Alt Ed English and one physics/engineering 
               teacher, share their experiences in using blogs with high school students. 
               The pros and cons, challenges and successes of blogging will be shared.  
               Student perspectives will be included. - Participants will be encouraged to                 offer suggestions and ideas.       Presenters: 

  Hattie Deraps,  alternative ed. English teacher

Jake Bogar, physics/engineering teacher

Date:  May 19, 2010 
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Telephone Number:  1-866-910-4857

Pass code:  985399
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Monday, May 10, 2010

May 13 - Reading Differentiation in the Content Areas by Darlene Bassett

This webinar with demonstrate how content area teachers can organize their instruction around curriculum based on the learning results, while differentiating reading levels according to RTI guidelines.

Darlene Bassett, literacy specialist and educational consultant  
    Date: May 13, 2010
    Time: 3:00-4:00 PM

Telephone Number:  1-866-910-4857

Pass code:  985399

Please Note: 

Perspectives on Blogging is being rescheduled.  The webinar was canceled due to circumstances beyond our control.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you, Darlene 

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