shaping and energizing learning

May 10 - NHASCD Conference

Rebels with Applause: Brain-Compatible Approaches for Motivating Reluctant Learners with Grace Dearborn.

This lively, interactive workshop addresses the common issues that arise when working with under-motivated students who seem to have the hardest time paying attention and getting work done.

The training will give beginning and veteran teachers dozens of practical “brain- based” strategies that they can use to help get “rebel” students of varying abilities and learning styles involved and motivated, and help them retain more.

In this session participants will learn how to:

  • Get and maintain the attention of all students.
  • Break up direct instruction and increase retention of key information and concepts.
  • Actively engage students regardless of special needs or language barriers. Increase participation in a diverse
  • classroom.
  • Differentiate instruction to support the learning of all students.
  • Use current research in neuroscience to make strategic instructional decisions.
Experience the Whole Child Initiative at the 2019 Quality Schools Summit

April 6

Univeristy of Maine at Farmington

Join Leigh Alley (Executive Director) & Matt Drewette-Card (Maine ASCD Vice President) for a dive into how the ASCD Whole Child Tenets can be applied to every classroom, and be the first participants in an innovative and exciting professional learning program for teachers, schools and districts.

Make a Difference for Students

Learn about benefits for Maine ASCD members and enroll today.

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ASCD Whole Child Initiative

Learn about our initiative and support education for the whole child.

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Maine ASCD

Maine ASCD is an affiliate branch of ASCD, an international organization with over 160,000 members from around the world, dedicated to learning, teaching, and leading.

Our mission is to provide leadership in shaping, energizing and customizing learning for Maine educators.

Maine ASCD Blog

Proficiency-Based Learning: A Quick Overview

Originally posted on EdSurge.com on May 30, 2017 by Matt Drewette-Card. I have updated it slightly. Maine has been an innovator […]

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The Importance of Modeling Student-Centered Professional Learning

This was originally posted on the Students at the Center HUB on July 7, 2017 by Matthew Drewette-Card. I am […]

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Fall Conference 2017: Pathways to Proficiency

Join us on October 23 in Lewiston for our annual Fall Conference focusing on the Whole Child, Learner Agency, and […]

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2015 Fall Conference

2015 FALL WORKSHOP  Pathways to Proficiency Workshop Our Pathways to Proficiency series continues this year, as we stay dedicated to […]

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