Maine ASCD Journal of Maine Education

Journal 2015

The Journal of Maine Education is published by the Maine chapter of ASCD with acknowledgements of in-kind contributions from the University of Maine at Augusta. Our mission is to shape, energize and customize learning for all Maine educators.

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Call for Papers VOLUME XXXII - DEEPER LEARNING JOURNAL OF MAINE EDUCATION Journal of Maine Education seeks manuscripts that discuss specific ways in which deeper learning is provided for students. • Deeper learning is interacting with real world or simulated real world situations, oen to solve relevant challenges. • Students develop questions, connect with resources, research, challenge- solve, and communicate to an audience their findings and process. Expeditionary learning, service learning, challenge-solving projects, project-based learning, and problem-based learning are examples of deeper learning frameworks. Deeper learning can be within any grade level, subject or subjects. Students develop a deep understanding of core academics and develop skills and attitudes, including people skills, inquiry, communications, self-directed learning, collaboration, innovation, and growth mindset that prepare them to interact effectively with real world events and challenges. Maine's Department of Education has long advocated outcomes of deeper learning, as evidenced by the Maine Learning Results Guiding Principles: • Clear and effective communicator • Self-directed and lifelong learner • Creative and practical problem solver • Responsible and involved citizen • Integrative and informed thinker e Guiding Principles Indicators can be found HERE.

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