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1 Jill Spencer Chris Toy

2 Webcast Takeaways Introduction to Bright Futures Overview of 12 Core Practices Connections with national reports

3 Maine Middle Level Education Three Decades of Advocacy Middle Level Commission formed MLTI launched Turning Points 2000 NCLB passed CSR includes middle grades Bright Futures published Middle level endorsement Connections with NMSA This We Believe and Turning Points(1990) Connections with NELMS Maine middle grades schools adopt ML programs 1980s Maine Association for Middle Level Education founded First Middle Level Education Institute ML Task Force formed In The Middle (1988) Maine ML education emerges 1990s2000s

4 Bright Futures A Framework of 12 Core Practices For Maine Middle Grades Schools Developing full Academic, Personal, and Social Potential for Maine Young Adolescents Based on the title, what might be some of its key recommendations? Please respond in the chat box!

5 12 Core Practices For Effective Middle Grades Education 1-5: Learning and Teaching Practices in Maine’s Middle Level Schools 6-12: School Practices to Support Learning and Teaching in Maine’s Middle Level Schools

6 1.Accessible, relevant, challenging, and integrative curriculum 2.Effective research-based instructional practices 3.Instructional practices anchored in 21 st Century literacies 4.1:1 learning technologies integrated throughout the curriculum 5.Learning process characterized by creativity and innovation Learning and Teaching Practices

7 Practices Supporting Learning & Teaching 6.Courageous, collaborative and democratic leadership 7. Safe, caring, inclusive climate 8. Organizational structures maximize sense of community, support meaningful relationships, and optimize curriculum delivery 9. Diverse and comprehensive co-curricular programs

8 Practices Supporting Learning & Teaching 10. Professional development models effective teaching and learning 11. Parents are actively involved as partners 12.Staff are knowledgeable about young adolescents and enjoy working with them

9 12 Core Practices Poll Accessible relevant challenging and integrative curriculum Effective research based instructional practices Instructional practices anchored in 21 st century literacies 1:1 learning technology integrated throughout the curriculum Learning process characterized by creativity and innovation Courageous collaborative and democratic leadership Safe caring and inclusive climate Organizational structures maximize sense of community, support meaningful relationships, and optimize curriculum delivery Diverse and comprehensive co-curricular programs Professional development models effective teaching and learning Parents are partners Staff are knowledgeable about and enjoy working with young adolescents

10 Components of 12 Core Practices Rationale for Core Practice Essential elements Description of Core Practice in action Practices that need to be phased out

11 The Larger Context Success In The Middle

12 The Maine Scene

13 Future Webcasts January 5, 2010 – Curriculum and instruction February 2, 2010 – 21 st Century literacies – Learning tecnologies March 2, 2010 – Creativity and innovation – Courageous collaborative democratic leadership April 6, 2010 – Safe, caring and inclusive climate – Effective supportive structures for adolescent learning May 4, 2010 – Co-curricular programming – Professional development June 1, 2010 – Parents as partners – The right staff

14 Some Questions with Answers Q: Where can we get Bright Futures Posters? A: From Argy Nestor Q: Where can I get the Bright Futures report? A: Q: How can I find out about Bright Futures events? A: &ref=ts (Facebook)www.mamleonline.org &ref=ts

15 Webcast Takeaways Introduction to Bright Futures Overview of 12 Core Practices Connections with national reports

16 Until January 5 th … What did you get from today’s webcast? What do you need as a result of today’s webcast ?


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