Maine Schools in Focus

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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Maine Schools in Focus: Innovation to Meet Standards

By nature, new curriculum standards such as Common Core or the Next Generation Science Standards have the appearance of being well established ideas for education. Often, however, standards are more visionary, projecting past what is now achievable to what could be achieved in future.

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