Family Code Night Comes to Maine

Next week, children and their parents will come together to learn how to code. It’s Computer Science Education Week (December 4-8), and 75 sites across Maine will host Family Code Nights. Specially designed for elementary-aged students, these events use Hour of Code puzzles that introduce programming principles through fun games. While many schools do Hour … Continue reading Family Code Night Comes to Maine

Learning Through Technology Update

The Learning Through Technology Team at the Maine Department of Education is committed to helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms in a way that improves student learning outcomes and achievement. We have three new ways to engage with educators this year that are designed to gather input and build capacity. Professional Learning Survey We … Continue reading Learning Through Technology Update

Reminder: Purposeful Integration of Technology in Mathematics Workshop for Educators

This is a reminder that the Maine Department of Education is sponsoring a workshop addressing Purposeful Integration of Technology in Mathematics for new and experienced math educators at Keeley’s Banquet Center on 178 Warren Ave in Portland on September 21, 8:30am - 3:30pm and at Jeff’s Catering, located at 15 Littlefield Rd. in Brewer on … Continue reading Reminder: Purposeful Integration of Technology in Mathematics Workshop for Educators

Purposeful Integration of Technology in Mathematics workshop for educators

The Maine Department of Education is sponsoring a workshop addressing Purposeful Integration of Technology in Mathematics for new and experienced math educators at Keeley’s Banquet Center on 178 Warren Ave in Portland on September 21, 8:30am - 3:30pm and at Jeff’s Catering, located at 15 Littlefield Rd. in Brewer on September 22, 8:30am - 3:30pm. … Continue reading Purposeful Integration of Technology in Mathematics workshop for educators

Maine DOE seeking presentation proposals for Early Childhood Education Conference

The Maine DOE's Early Childhood Education (ECE) conference team is seeking presentation proposals from PreK and Kindergarten teachers for the 2nd annual ECE Conference scheduled for August 14 at the Augusta Civic Center. This year's conference focus is "STEAM Starts Early". The morning keynote address will be given by national speaker Doug Clements and the teacher presentations will run concurrently during the afternoon … Continue reading Maine DOE seeking presentation proposals for Early Childhood Education Conference

Learning Technology Grants Program Announced

The Department is announcing an evolution to our support of technology in public middle schools and high schools. Beginning July 1, 2017, MLTI Grants will be available to public middle schools and high schools to fund technology and support for 7th and 8th grade students and staff, and for staff in high schools with locally-funded … Continue reading Learning Technology Grants Program Announced

Maine STEM Summit and grant competition for educators

Maine DOE encourages educators to attend the upcoming Maine STEM Summit on Friday, Nov. 18 at Colby College in Waterville. This summit will provide an opportunity to foster discussion, engagement, and innovation across the education, workforce, and technology sectors of Maine. This year, K-12 educators are encouraged to apply for the first annual STEM Education … Continue reading Maine STEM Summit and grant competition for educators