CURRENT PROFESSIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
HIGH SCHOOL COLLABORATIVE
FREE collaborative, drop-in community for high school teachers of STEM content. Take advantage of these four meetings to connect with colleagues in your region.
STEM+C: MIDDLE SCHOOL COMPUTER SCIENCE INTEGRATION (Grant Funded)
JULY 13 - 16, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
This meeting is for teachers participating in the STEM+C grant beginning in January 2019. This program will be specially designed to build content knowledge needed to teach the computer science content that is integrated into the new modules to be taught during the 2020-21 school year.
PRODUCTIVE TALK (Virtual)
6 meetings, 4 - 5:30pm
This community will learn, practice and share their experiences with specific strategies that promote sense making discussions between and among students. These sessions are adapted from "Talk Science" developed by the Inquiry Project at TERC. High school and middle school examples will be highlighted in the sessions with elementary examples available if needed by the community.
HIGH SCHOOL EARTH SCIENCE COMMUNITY (Virtual)
Join other high school Earth science teachers and University of Maine faculty for four sessions during the 2020-21 school year to discuss teaching strategies and share lessons connected to frequently changing topics in Earth Science.