Maine

How to Help Your State Get Race to the Top Money

Wondering how you can help your state get Race to the Top funds? Here's a primer to help you have the most influence.

This article originally published on 8/27/2009

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Learners Thrive with a Public Audience

| Jim Moulton

I drove over to Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, this morning. I had been invited to see a set of culminating presentations of collaborative research projects by college students and alternative-education students from a local middle school.

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Teachers Need to Share Their Stories

| Jim Moulton

I am going to connect a couple of dots here in thinking about personality and teaching. Stay with me -- and please let me know what you think.

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Release Date: 9/17/08

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More collaboration, critical thinking, and knowledge retention are the fruits of an integrated curriculum. Read a short introductory article or watch a brief introductory video.
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Building a Legacy: Innovations Shouldn't Necessarily Become Institutions

| Jim Moulton

I spent the weekend extending a stone wall I have been working on over the years. Now, before you get too impressed, please understand that my effort this weekend was only about 8 feet long and about 2 feet or so from the ground to the capstones.

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Release Date: 12/31/69

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Students on the island of North Haven, Maine, learn math and local history by building a boat. More to this story.

How to Raise the Educational Stakes with Project Learning

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How To: Raise the Educational Stakes with Project Learning

Barney Hallowell

Credit: Katherine Emery

This how-to article accompanies the feature "Treasured Island: Giving Students Real Skills and Real Responsibilities."

Magazine Fields
Magazine Issue: 
Apr 2008: The Daring Dozen
TOC Section: 
Cool Schools

This article originally published on 3/20/2008

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Treasured Island: Giving Students Real Skills and Real Responsibilities

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Learning Vessel

AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: Learning Vessel

Students on the island of North Haven, Maine, learn math and local history by building a boat.

Magazine Fields
Magazine Issue: 
Apr 2008: The Daring Dozen
TOC Section: 
Cool Schools

This article originally published on 3/20/2008

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Emotional Engagement in Education, Part One: Should Teachers Care About Student Apathy?

| Jim Moulton

This is the first post in a three-part entry.

The answer is, "Yes, yes, yes, a thousand times yes! Everyone has to care."

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