Personalized Professional Learning with Micro-credentials – Resources

What’s all the fuss about micro-credentials and digital badging? What are they and how do I earn them? What do they have to do with professional development and personalizing learning for educators? What’s the iLearnMaine Educator Micro-credentials program? Attend this session and not only discover answers to these questions, but get a head start on figuring out which micro-credentials you might like to earn!

Technology to Support Competency and Achievement – Resources

What role can technology play in the struggle to help all students achieve and come to proficiency? How can technology help teachers reach more students and help them perform. Participants will explore 5 critical approaches to using technology in the classroom to support learning, achievement and your proficiency-based learning work.

Keeping Learning First – Resources

Early in MLTI, Maine’s statewide 1to1 program, we knew: The true power of technology is not in learning to use it, but rather using it to learn. The device (by itself) isn’t the magic, all the ways students can learn with it is! But over time, MLTI, and so many other initiatives, have drifted to a primary focus on providing devices and equity of access. Come learn about a model for keeping learning first and insuring that your technology initiative is squarely focused on the learning, not simply a “tech buy.”

How the Heck Do We Reach 10-14 Year Olds?!

Learners in grades 5-8 can seem hard to teach. They are rapidly going through physical, intellectual, and emotional changes, making them developmentally different than elementary students and high school students. What practices will make your life easier by being harmonious with the developmental characteristics of young adolescents? Come to this session to find out!

Technology to Transform Learning, Not Buff and Shine It!

The true power of technology is not in learning to use it, but rather using it to learn. The device (by itself) isn’t the magic, all the ways students can learn with it is! Don’t be a district that puts the device first or is swayed by fancy gadgets and buzzwords! Put the learning first. Come learn how teachers leverage their devices for learning and ensure that we keep the learning the priority.

The Power (and Struggles) of Shared Leadership Teams

How do you ensure multiple perspective, teacher voice, and increased buy-in while growing and designing your initiative? Through shared leadership teams! Learn how we have used these Design Teams, how they have evolved over time, how they have benefitted our work, how we’re continuously working to get smarter about using them, and the challenges that we’ve experienced.

Technology to Support Competency and Achievement

What role can technology play in the struggle to help all students achieve and come to proficiency? How can technology help teachers reach more students and help them perform. Participants will explore 5 critical approaches to using technology in the classroom to support learning, achievement and your proficiency-based learning work.

Motivating Underachieving Students

Are you frustrated at the challenge of working with underachieving and unmotivated students? What motivates them to learn? What can we do to improve the situation? This session will explore what does motivate underachievers, and some concrete actions teachers can take to improve learning for every student.

Technology to Transform Learning, Not Buff and Shine It!

The true power of technology is not in learning to use it, but rather using it to learn. The device (by itself) isn’t the magic, all the ways students can learn with it is! Don’t be a district that puts the device first or is swayed by fancy gadgets and buzzwords! Put the learning first. Come learn how teachers leverage their devices for learning and ensure that we keep the learning the priority.

How the Heck Do We Reach 10-14 Year Olds?! Workshop Resources

Learners in grades 5-8 can seem hard to teach. They are rapidly going through physical, intellectual, and emotional changes, making them developmentally different than elementary students and high school students. What practices will make your life easier by being harmonious with the developmental characteristics of young adolescents? Come to this session to find out!