Maine Educators Consortium http://www.maineeducator.com Courses designed by educators for Educators Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:22:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 A little nervous about taking an online course? http://www.maineeducator.com/maine-educators-how-to-take-an-online-course/ http://www.maineeducator.com/maine-educators-how-to-take-an-online-course/#comments Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:49:54 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com/?p=1603 Learn more »]]> A little nervous about taking an online course? Check out our new six minute video demo http://www.maineeducator.com/course-demo that walks you through 
step-by-step how to register for a course, participate in group discussions, instructions and assignments, and how to pass in your work. This demo has been designed to give teachers and school administrators an opportunity to explore MEC’s online courses to experience how they work and also what a valuable tool these courses can be.

This short video is packed with detailed information to make your experience easy. First, you are shown how to register for a course through our secure registration provider called 1-2-3 Sign Up. Once your complete your registration process you will be given a conformation email that will include the start date for your selected course, a list of texts and any required instructions, and an itemized bill. If your school administration is covering your tuition then this itemized bill may be submitted to the appropriate personnel.

Two weeks before your course begins you will receive an email from our director with instructions and a web address for your course through Moodle. The director will also assign you a username and password so that you may access your Moodle account. There will also be a demo course provided to give you an opportunity to explore how to use Moodle and also to give you a sense of what to expect form your selected course. This demo will include information for what you will need for each week of your classes such as assignments, readings and class discussions. This is a great way to familiarize yourself with how Moodle works therefore making your first day of class smooth sailing.

Note that our fall courses are now open for registration! Please make sure to take a look at our calendar of classes and register before the deadlines. CLICK HERE

If you are still feeling nervous after watching this demo or if you have more questions please feel free to contact Donna Cameron at director@maineeducator.com or call (207) 634-4413.

 

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2013 COURSE SUMMER SCHEDULE for Maine Educators http://www.maineeducator.com/course-summer-schedules-for-maine-educators/ http://www.maineeducator.com/course-summer-schedules-for-maine-educators/#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:32:29 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com/?p=1434 Learn more »]]> 2013-Summer-Classes-Maine-EducatorsGearing Up For Summer

Summer is a fantastic time for brushing up on skills, learning new tools, and making new connections. MEC offers a variety of dynamic courses that can help you improve your skills and meet State of Maine certification regulations, and increase your salary potential, while at the same time enjoying your summer vacation. Curious to learn more? Explore our website to learn more about how we can help you to improve and advance your career!

Announcing New Courses

We are very excited to announce our summer schedule of courses! Take a look and see what fits your needs. If you have any questions call us at 207-634-4413 or visit our contact page HERE.

Anticipated: Federal and Maine Special Education Law
EDPA 586 The Teaching of Digital Citizenship July 15 – August 19, 2013
EDPA 584 Standards Based Curriculum Development
EDPS 598 Common Core Math Standards – Integration and Implementation
EDPE 599 Project Based Learning for Health Educators July 8 – August 12, 2013
EDPA 589 Technology for the School Librarian Part 1
EDPA 516 Educating Gifted/Talent Students

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Also, there are new exciting things happening at the state level. The Maine Department of Education released Response to Intervention (RTI) Guidelines in October 2012, which you can find here www.maine.gov/doe/rti.

“The Maine Department of Education has created this website to help schools and teachers identify students at risk for poor learning outcomes, monitor student progress, provide evidence-based interventions and adjust the intensity of those interventions depending on a student’s responsiveness, and identify students with learning disabilities or other disabilities.” – RTI website


 

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

Donna Cameron, Director
Maine Educator’s ConsortiumOnline Classes for Maine Educators
207-634-4413 | Director@MaineEducator.com

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Chicadee Award Course http://www.maineeducator.com/965/ http://www.maineeducator.com/965/#comments Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:57:39 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com/?p=965 Learn more »]]>  

What do you want to do in your classroom or school this year?  We have a class for that!   Extending the Chickadee Award is designed with you in mind.

What is the Chickadee Award?

           The Chickadee Award is Maine’s only children choice awarded to children’s picture books.  Students actually cast their vote from a pre-selected list of picture books that they have been exposed to either in their classroom or library.  Carolyn Hall, founder of the Chickadee Award and instructor of the course states, “It is a really big deal to have children vote for their favorite book–very different from adults always naming award winners in children’s literature.  Children are empowered to think about what they like–and don’t like–about books, and their opinions are heard and valued.”

Administrators, teachers and librarians can use these books to introduce reading strategies, complement units of study,  model the tools necessary to become informed voters,  or develop a community of readers throughout a school–the possibilities are amazing.  Does the thought of such a project excite you, but stop you in your tracks at the same time?

Course EDPR 546; Extending the Chickadee Award

           Not just for librarians, the course is designed to assist you with your goals of integrating the Chickadee Award books into your plans, curriculum, or special occasions.  From designing a school wide ‘voting’ day, to classroom read-alouds, or high school-preschool reading buddies, the course will guide you from the idea stage to the implementation stage with success.  “It is truly about what each participant wants to do, and I use my background and experience to encourage and support and help with their ideas,” Carolyn shares.

A Bit More about Carolyn Hall

           Carolyn is not only the founder of the Chickadee Award, she has over 30 years experience in education.  Her expertise as an educator coupled with her passion for the Chickadee books makes for a dynamic combination as she works with each individual student to successfully implement their Chickadee Award plans.  Carolyn is enthusiastic about helping each student regardless of his or her goals, “I can help those interested in the Chickadee Award to find simple ways to get started or those who want to stretch to another level.”  She modestly states that she knows ‘a bit’ about organizing school-wide activities and that “The course isn’t about me and what I’ve done at all.  It is truly about what each participant wants to do, and I use my background and experience to encourage and support and help with their ideas.”

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Course registration closes September 17th for this class, so register before it is too late.  For more information contact us at director@maineeducator.com

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Flipping: The New Educational Buzz Word http://www.maineeducator.com/flipping-the-new-educational-buzz-word/ http://www.maineeducator.com/flipping-the-new-educational-buzz-word/#comments Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:29:28 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com/?p=938 Learn more »]]> by Susan Joakim

Flipping the Classroom

No, you won’t be asked to do cartwheels, or turn desks upside down, but if you are asked to flip your classroom, you will need to flip your thinking.

According to Crystal Kirch, creator of What is the Flipped Classroom?, a flipped classroom is “A classroom that uses videos/podcasts as instructional tools to help time-shift the instruction of concepts so students receive the most support when they are working on the heaviest cognitive load.”  Okay, take a breath.  Time-shift is not referring to some quantum physics or Star Trek race around the sun.  It is a concept that shifts the timing of lessons.  In traditional teaching the teachers are most present during instruction on new concepts, but when the classroom is flipped, teachers are most present during the process of understanding new concepts.

Crystal uses videos and podcasts to flip her classroom, but some will argue that technology is not needed.  Brian Bennett, science teacher and keynote speaker at the 2012 Flipped Learning Conference in Chicago writes, “Flipping is so much more than using video to deliver content. It is a mindset that requires you to totally rethink the way teachers and students interact on a day to day basis.”

Flipping will look very different depending upon the grade level and subject; however, the ultimate goal is to increase all students’ understanding of the material and motivation for learning.  Students in Flipped classrooms are invested in their own learning.  Indeed, Flipping has even been credited with reducing behavior issues in the classroom The Effect of Affect.

If you are interested in trying a flipped lesson, you need not worry about creating one yourself.  Visit Sophia for hundreds of flipped lessons available for you to use free!

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MAINE EDUCATORS COURSES – NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION http://www.maineeducator.com/maine-educators-fall-courses-schedule/ http://www.maineeducator.com/maine-educators-fall-courses-schedule/#comments Fri, 10 Aug 2012 15:32:10 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com/?p=911 Learn more »]]> COURSES ARE  NOW OPEN  FOR REGISTRATION!

For your convenience, all of our courses are conducted ONLINE. Our courses have been approved by the Maine Department of Education for certification purposes. Please note, some course have also been approved for initial certification, all courses have been approved for re-certification.

COURSE CREDITS – Each course is offered as a 3 graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise).

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:

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Check it out! New Courses New Web Design http://www.maineeducator.com/registrations-closing/ http://www.maineeducator.com/registrations-closing/#comments Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:23:14 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com/?p=770 Learn more »]]> Check our out new website- new colors, new designs and lots of  new courses! www.MaineEducator.com

Registrations will be closing on:
June 12, 2012  EDPR 593 Digital Storytelling with IMovie
June 18, 2012  EDPF 564 Elementary Science Methods
June 18, 2012  EDPR 538 Methods of Teaching Health
June 18, 2012  EDPR 555 Methods of Teaching Middle & High School Science  
June 19, 2012   EDPR 537 Methods of Teaching Middle & Secondary school English Language Arts
June 20, 2012  EDPR 556 Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language
June 20, 2012  EDPR 597 Thematic Units, Online and Recharged
June 20, 2012  EDPF 582 Using Blogs and Wikis in the Classroom
June 22, 2012  EDPF 553 Elem & Middle School Math Methods
June 24, 2012  EDPF 505 School Finance And Budget
June 25, 2012  EDPM 583 PART 1 Digital Info for K–12 Educators (Making the most of your Macbook)
June 25, 2012  EDPM 593 PART 2 Digital Info for K–12 Educators (Making the most of your Macbook)
July 2, 2012  EDPM 538 Teaching the Exceptional Student                                                               
July 2, 2012   Community Relations
July 2, 2012 EDPF 513 Supervision and Evaluation
July 2, 2012 EDPF 518 Organizational Theory and Planning
July 2, 2012 EDPO 518 Federal and Maine Law for Administrators
July 2, 2012 EDCM 525 Introduction to Communication
July 2, 2012 EDPR 532 Response to Intervention
July 2, 2012 EDPF 556 Elementary Reading Methods
July 2, 2012 EDPF 547 Methods of Teaching Elementary Social Studies
July 9, 2012 EDPM 559 Children\’s Literature
July 9, 2012 EDPR 553 Collection Development 6 credits
July 9, 2012 Extending the Chickadee Award
July 9, 2012 EDPO 505 Library Media
July 2, 2012 EDPR 536 Methods of Teaching Social Studies for Middle/Secondary
July 2, 2012 EDPR 577 Best Practices for ParaProfessionals (6 credits)
July 2, 2012 EDPO 524 Paraprofessionals as Effective Practitioners

 

 

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TECHNOLOGY http://www.maineeducator.com/technology/ http://www.maineeducator.com/technology/#comments Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:10:11 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com//?p=285 Learn more »]]> All courses are ON-LINE  and are awarded 3 college graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise)

EDPU 518 METHODS OF TEACHING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

June 1 -  July  13  Registration closes May  25, 2014

As individuals responsible for technology in schools, we must be able to support both staff and students as they learn to use technology more effectively. This course meets the DOE certification methods requirements by providing practical and understandable information about integrating technology in K-12 classrooms. The TPCK model and National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers -2nd Edition will be used to develop lessons and to examine how word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, telecommunications, multimedia and online software can be used to improve teaching and learning in all classrooms.

Please note; if you have participated in a course similar to this or have areas of weakness and/or strength you would like to address, the instructor will work with you to individualize as much as possible.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION - CLICK HERE
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EDPR 596 WEB RESOURCES FOR LEARNING
(and Sharing Together -An Introduction to Google Docs, Google Earth, and Wikispaces )

June 30 – August 10 | Registration Closes June 23, 2014

The technologies being focused on in this course will be Google Docs (presentation, word processor, spreadsheet, and forms), Google Earth (exploring existing resources on the web and creating our own), and Wikispaces. This instructional technology course is designed to provide teachers, administrators, and educational technicians with an understanding of the current and emerging technologies.  These technologies address essential skills for students growing up in our technology-driven society. During this course we will use collaborative applications and programs to facilitate teaching, learning and managing instruction. We will also be exploring and applying various learning theories including constructivist, and cooperative and collaborative learning.  Discussions will focus on trends and current uses of technology in Maine’s technology rich classrooms. Students will work on integrating these emerging technologies within their own curriculum and will be designing technology enhanced lessons and projects.

Required Text: Richardson, Will, (2010), Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, 3rd edition, Corwin.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – CLICK HERE
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EDPM 592 Digital Storytelling with Imovie

June 30 – August 10 | Registration Closes June 23, 2014
Everybody’s got a story to tell, an experience to share, or a trip to showcase! In this class we’ll be learning how to plan a project using a story board, explore different ways to shoot video and pictures, and edit your video and pictures using tools in iMovie 09. We will also explore uses of digital media technology in the classroom and how to provide first-hand experience engaging with students using digital media. Participants will consider the challenges, benefits and pitfalls of educational application of communication technology through discussion of readings and experiences in public school classrooms. Questions addressed include: How do digital media shift the relationships between various sites of learning including the school, the home and the workplace? What are the challenges digital media present to teachers, students and schools? How do educational uses of digital media compare to older technologies such as pen and paper, textbooks, film cameras and analog video?  How do gender, class and age affect the way students and teachers respond to and learn digital media? How can Digital Story telling help improve our student’s learning.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – CLICK HERE
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EDPM 583 Digital Information for K-12 Educators (getting to know your Macbook)  Part 1

June 23 – August 18 | Registration Closes June 16, 2014 
This class is designed to teach you the very basics of the Mac platform. You will be introduced to a variety of OS X features including but not limited to: Understanding OS X (i.e. navigating, saving, and organizing files/folders), keyboard shortcuts, troubleshooting (hardware and software), and becoming familiar with programs as they apply to your curriculum area. As a learner, you will focus on your position in education and learn more about the features and programs/applications that best fit your needs.

 REGISTRATION INFORMATION – CLICK HERE
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EDPM 593 Digital Information for K-12 Educators (getting to know your Macbook)  Part 2

June 23 – August 18 | Registration Closes June 16, 2014

This course is an extension of EDPM 583-Getting to know your Macbook.  In part one, multi media programs  are introduced as tools for teaching and learning. In this course, programs as iMovie are explored more in depth. Participants will be introduced to Google Apps (Google docs, sites, presentation) and will examine their use for collaborative learning in the classroom. In addition, each participant will build a Google site and establish an Edmodo account. These two online hubs will be evaluated for use in the classroom.

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EDPR 597 Thematic Units, Online and Recharged

July 15 -  August 26  Registration closes July 8, 2014

“Thematic Units, Online and Recharged” provides hands-on experience integrating online technologies that improve student learning and support instruction with Thematic Units of Study. Participants will study and use Backwards Design to create and/or recreate thematic units that utilize online activities and tools. Participants will learn to use an online environment to host and implement their unit of study. All will meet on SKYPE July 15  then by appt as needed.

Recommended Text:   Understanding by Design

Prentice Hall; Expanded 2nd edition (July 24, 2005)
Grant Wiggins  Jay McTighe
ISBN-10: 0131950843

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – CLICK HERE
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EDPF 582 Using Blogs and Wikis in the Classroom

Not Offered this Semester

Participants will learn to differentiate between the needs of the online and face to face learner. Participants will analyze online learning environments in an effort to apply what they have learned to the construction of an online environment designed for their own classroom. The key stages of Online Learning and Salmon’s Five-step model will be examined and applied to the development of a virtual classroom space complete with e-tivities, Internet resources, blogs, online classroom tools, email, and linklists.

Recommended Text:  Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts – and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms 3rd Edition Will Richardson ISBN 978-1-4129-7747-0

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EDPR 596 Discovering Online Tools for the Classroom

Not offered this semester
Discovering and Utilizing Online TOOLS in the Classroom” is intended for K-12 educators and provides hands-on experience in integrating online technologies that improve student learning and support instruction. Participants will be given opportunities to research, evaluate, organize, and develop online lessons, activities and resources that support the curriculum being taught and help the educator save much valued time in the classroom.

Selection, creation and implementation of appropriate instructional strategies, resources and materials will be addressed.  The role of technology in supporting the use of text-based or trade book learning in the content areas will be explored as well as the many classroom management technologies. Online environments such as Moodle, StudyWiz, WikiSpace, webquest and/or blogging software and online software like StudyStacks, Delicious, Rubistar, Starfall, etc. will be explored and evaluated for classroom use.

Required Text: November, Alan (2010) Empowering Students with Technology – 2nd Edition, Corwin ISBN 978-1-4129-7425-7 (pbk)

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PARAPROFESSIONALS http://www.maineeducator.com/paraprofessionals/ http://www.maineeducator.com/paraprofessionals/#comments Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:37:13 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com//?p=302 Learn more »]]> All courses are ON-LINE  and are awarded 3 college graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise)

EDPO 524 Paraprofessionals as Effective Practitioners 

July 14 – August 11 | Registration Closes July 7, 2014
The purpose of this course is to prepare paraprofessionals (Education Technicians) to become effective practitioners who are knowledgeable about the unique needs of special populations and understand their role according to state and federal special education law.  Participants will also gain first hand experience using instructional accommodations and modifications, data collection and implementation of an individual education plans for special education students.

Required Text: Parability: The CEC Paraeducator Standards Workbook (Stock No. P5691). To order: phone 888-232-7733

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EDPO 525 Paraprofessionals as Effective Practitioners Part 2

A continuation of Part 1  – see above

July 14 – August 11 | Registration Closes July 7, 2014

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K-12 “SPECIALS” http://www.maineeducator.com/k-12-specials/ http://www.maineeducator.com/k-12-specials/#comments Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:23:53 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com//?p=281 Learn more »]]> All courses are ON-LINE  and are awarded 3 college graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise)

EDPR 540 Methods of Teaching Physical Education

July 7 – August 15 | Registration Closes June 30, 2014

Methods of Teaching Physical Education is designed for the physical education teacher. Emphasis will be placed on teaching method and strategies, designing learning experiences and tasks, task presentations, observation techniques, developing and maintaining a learning environment and using assessment in the physical education classroom.

Required Text: Thomas, K 3rd Edition  Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers

REGISTRATION INFORMATION -CLICK HERE
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EDPR 538 Methods of Teaching Health

June 23 – August  3  |  Registration closes June 15, 2014

Participants will obtain the necessary skills to plan and implement a variety of health promotion lessons & methods in the school. Students will be exposed to these methods through textbook and outside readings. Methods will be critically examined for effectiveness in the cognitive, affective, and behavioral areas. A variety of contemporary teaching methods appropriate for use in grades K-12 will be presented.

Required Text:   Anspaugh, D;  & Ezell, G   9th edition (earlier editions are also acceptable) Teaching Today’s Health

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EDPR 556 Methods of  Teaching a Foreign Language

June 1 to July 13th
This course prepares students to teach Foreign Languages. A variety of teaching/learning strategies, methods, and activities will be examined.  Emphasis will be placed on teaching meaningful language and real communication skills. Students will learn the  integrative  approach  to modern language instruction in which language is presented,  taught, and  assessed in meaningful contexts.

Required Text: Blaz, Deborah   Foreign Language Teacher’s Guide to Active Learning.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – CLICK HERE
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EDPF 511 Health Education Part 1

July 7 – August 15 | Registration Closes June 30, 2014

This course “provides a broad introduction to successful school health programming to reduce health risks and promote school success. The text emphasizes the skills needed to teach health, while providing background information on key health topics. This practical approach prepares school teachers to provide quality health instruction. All the suggested teaching activities are aligned with the National Health Education Standards and include sample assessment strategies”.

Required Text: Telliohann, S & Symons C – any edition  Health Education

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EDPF 512 Health Education Part 2

July 7 – August 15 | Registration Closes June 30, 2014
Health Education 2- “provides a broad introduction to successful school health programming to reduce health risks and promote school success. The text emphasizes the skills needed to teach health, while providing background information on key health topics. This practical approach prepares school teachers to provide quality health instruction.  The focus on Part 2 will be; helping students develop skills for positive health habits and helping students translate their skills to manage health risks.

Required Text: Telliohann, S & Symons C – any edition  Health Education

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – CLICK HERE
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EDPE 599  Project Based Learning for Health Educators

Not offered Summer Semester

Project-based learning is a teaching approach that engages students in sustained, collaborative real-world investigations. Projects are organized around a driving question, and students participate in a variety of tasks that seek to meaningfully address this question.[1] Students will be guided through PBL development, design, management, and assessment.  Students will be integrating their local health curriculum,  MLR and Common Core standards to  create units that seek real world health solutions by creating complex “driving questions”.


[1] http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4753

Required Text: Project Based Learning Handbook: A Guide to Standards-Focused Project Based Learning Thom Markham (Author), John Larmer (Author), Jason Ravitz (Author)

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MIDDLE/SECONDARY http://www.maineeducator.com/middlesecondary/ http://www.maineeducator.com/middlesecondary/#comments Fri, 27 Apr 2012 16:09:16 +0000 http://www.maineeducator.com//?p=279 Learn more »]]> All courses are ON-LINE  and are awarded 3 college graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise)

EDPR 537 Methods of Teaching Middle & Secondary School English Language Arts

June 30 – August 1 | Registration Closes June 24, 2014
This course guides students in preparing to teach English Language Arts in secondary school classrooms by studying and practicing a repertoire of teaching/learning strategies based on principles research. This course is designed to examine, incorporate, and support the development of reflective, professional, collaborative, and research-based practitioners in the field of English/language arts.

Required Text: Burke, J  The English Teacher’s Companion, Third Edition A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession

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EDPR 536 Methods of Teaching Social Studies for Middle and Secondary Teachers

June 2 – July 13 | Registration Closes May 26, 2014

This course is specifically designed to develop the methods, knowledge, skills, and understandings needed to teach social studies in middle and secondary level classrooms. Teachers will receive a comprehensive overview of the most effective approaches to planning, implementing, managing, and assessing successful and effective learning experiences for students.

Required Text: Zevin, Jack 3rd Edition  Social Studies for the Twenty-First Century Methods and Materials for Teaching in Middle and Secondary Schools

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – CLICK HERE
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EDPR 555 Methods of Teaching Middle/High School Science

June 23 – August  3  |  Registration closes June 15,  2014

This methods course is for middle/high school science teachers.  Emphasis will be placed on effectively using various teaching methods for both middle and high school science.   This course offers “specific ways to enhance the curriculum, making it relevant, current and personal to students”  Both theoretical and practical applications will be covered.

Required Text:  The Sourcebook for Teaching Science, Grades 6-12: Strategies, Activities, and Instructional Resources

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EDPS 598 Common Core Math Standards -  Integration and Implementation

Please note – Maine Dept of Certification will allow this course to be used towards re-certification, not for initial  certification

This course is designed for K – 12 educators who are searching  for a better understanding of the Common Core Standards and their relativity to current trends in instruction.  Grade specific standards will be explored along with implementation tools, methods, techniques and resources.

This course will provide opportunities for educators to create and/or adapt current curriculum based activities, lessons and units which align with the Common Core Standards.
Required Text:
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