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Each month, this newsletter will highlight attention-grabbing and thought-provoking dispatches, press releases and blog entries from the Maine Department of Education and Commissioner Bowen.
FROM THE COMMISSIONER
I’m commonly asked about the future of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative. Whether it’s more laptops, iPads or a technology that doesn’t exist yet, I can’t imagine a future without it. By Stephen Bowen | More
Searsport District High School has executed a transformation by shifting entirely to a system of standards-based education. It’s a move that’s showing results. | More
The eighth annual Maine Learning Technology Initiative Student Conference featured rousing student presentations and a word cloud with contributions from more than 1,000 people. | More | Sharing a ‘new view’ through MLTI | From MLTI student to international programmer | Using MLTI to learn through video | Confidence built through story-telling
- Reiche School will be teacher-led
- At Casco Bay, expeditions foster engagement
- Bridging the gap between math and CTE
- More Dispatches
Maine’s Class of 2008 had the 16th highest graduation rate in the nation, according to a report released by Education Week. | More