School of Learning and Teaching

Taylor to serve on Reading Recovery Council board

Lori Taylor, a Reading Recovery trainer with the College of Education and Human Development’s University Training Center for Reading Recovery and Comprehensive Literacy, has been elected to a seat on the Reading Recovery Council of North America (RRCNA) Board of Directors.

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Sezen-Barrie’s work on K-12 engineering education featured by UMaine Research

Asli Sezen-Barrie, assistant professor of science and engineering education, is profiled in the latest UMaine Research newsletter. In the article, Sezen-Barrie, who received a 2019 Summer Faculty Research Award, discusses her work to build stronger pre-service programs that include the engineering education for future educators in Maine by focusing on teachers.

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UMaine partners with EDC, Mount Washington Observatory and others on NSF-funded project to promote data science education

The University of Maine is partnering with the Education Development Center (EDC) in Waltham, Massachusetts, Mount Washington Observatory (MWO) in North Conway, New Hampshire, and additional partners to help eighth-grade students in rural Maine and New Hampshire learn scientific data analysis and modeling skills. The new WeatherX project is funded by a three-year, $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

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