Maine Schools in Focus: Global literacy and giant maps

Over the past two years, and continuing this spring, University of Maine faculty, staff, and undergraduate students have worked collectively with local K-8 schools to promote a broad kind of inquiry about the physical and social world around them through geographic awareness and global literacy events.

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WABI reports on education program for female inmates

WABI (Channel 5) reported on an education program for women inmates at Penobscot County Jail. The program is offered by Literacy Volunteers of Bangor, Riverside Adult Education, and the University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development. The “What Now? What’s Next?” program helps women get their high school diploma or transition to college, provides […]

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