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Archives for December 2017
Last month, an advisor on our new Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) project advisory committee told us that our in-person kick-off meeting was the best he had ever attended. Inspired by his encouragement, we share below our top 11 recommendations for lively and productive advisory committee meetings. We think the recommendations may be particularly useful… [Read More]
The ACRES project will now provide innovative STEM professional development to more out-of-school educators, including librarians, thanks to a National Science Foundation grant MMSA received earlier this year. In November, Research Associate Alex Brasili traveled to Louisville, Kentucky for the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Symposium. While there she learned about the youth STEM… [Read More]
Kittery School District is located in Kittery, a southern Maine coastal town in York county. The school district is dedicated to insuring engaging, innovative, and rigorous teaching, learning, and assessing for all students. It consists of three schools spanning grades K – 12. Marilyn Woodside, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology for the school department… [Read More]
Every organization has one, that person who embodies the very soul of its mission. As the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance rings in the New Year, we will be doing so as this organizational ‘light’ begins a new chapter in her life; that of retirement! For so many of us in Maine and beyond it’s… [Read More]