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Took a day for mental health yesterday, and today, we have SGA school elections. As SGA Advisor, I’m overseeing the process, but cannot be involved in the ballot counting. 116 more words

Commissioner's Update - May 21, 2015

From the Maine Department of Education

On Monday May 18 the legislature’s Joint Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs held a work session on LD 695 “An Act To Empower Parents in the Education of Their Children by Allowing an Opt-out from Standardized Assessments.” The end result was that 11 of the 13 committee members voted not to force local school districts to inform parents of their right to opt-out of statewide assessment. 370 more words


Long time no see!

Hey guys!

Well, I’ve just restarted the blog here: youthfulteachingyoung.wordpress.com.

This one will, I hope, become a collection of posts and ideas from multiple places, and I’m hoping we can have a candid talk about the job. 8 more words


Yes, actually. I AM a teacher.

In a recent blog post for the Huffington Post, Professor Keith M. Parsons from the University of Houston – Clear Lake sends a message to his students.  797 more words


Annual MLTI student technology conference brings 1000+ to UMaine Thursday

ORONO – Over 1,000 students and educators will bring their Maine Department of Education provided digital devices to UMaine on Thursday for a one-day conference to understand the power and possibilities delivered to them through Maine’s Learning Through Technology Initiative (MLTI). 476 more words


Maine DOE announces teacher leadership summit

The Maine DOE is promoting the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) summit at Colby College in Waterville on August 6-7. 121 more words