Science in Second Grade

From: http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/marble-machines Come join 2nd graders who are exploring motion, movement, gravity, and more as they use marbles to learn and tinker.  We are looking for UMF students to help Engage 2nd grade students with questions Mo...

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Tinkering in Second Grade: Creating Primary Maker Spaces

Tinkering in Second Grade: Creating Primary Maker Spaces

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ELL Exchange Videos

Hello Sever (from Tori, Ben and Katie) Hello Maria Vittoria (from Michayla, Cameron, and Matt T) Hello Gabriele (From Rachel, Matt G, James) Hello Wendy (from Justin, Tristan, and Courtney) Hello Joe (from Brad and Kat)

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Maine Mathematics Coaching Project

Using Technology to Support Teaching, Learning, and Coaching Maine Mathematics Coaching Project Summer Institute 2015 Dr. Johanna Prince – Director of Graduate Programs in Education johanna.prince@maine.edu or 207-778-7066 Here are our tweets about the s...

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Student Engagement in Blended and Online Learning

May 14 University of Maine System Faculty Institute

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Teacher Leadership

I was really excited to find the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession.  The self assessment seems like an excellent way to begin conversations with teachers who are emerging as leaders.

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Inspiration

Concept mapping can be a great way for students to document thinking, and can easily be transferred into an outline for writing if you use the program Inspiration on the iPad.   See the screen shots below. President Report Outline Character Trait Template Ch...

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Timeline Generator

http://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline/latest/embed/index.html?source=0Ak1EnOHK-wCudEhsaFQ4NVVRRUpkdEhucjdDS0xiYVE&font=Bevan-PotanoSans&maptype=toner&lang=en&height=650

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Bubbl.us

Bubbl.us is concept mapping tool you could use as the teacher, with the class, or have students use.  Here is an example of a map an upper elementary student may create while s/he is studying the landforms in Maine and how these are connected to human activit...

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Britannica Online and QR Codes

Britannica Online is an excellent leveled reader that is free to students and teacher in Maine.  You can access from MARVEL Maine’s Virtual Library Network. Here is a brief overview of features you may find useful. Generating QR codes is a simple and ef...

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