MCCL Maine Consortium

Our Consortium Training is intended for anyone new to this work or those who want a refresher. Schools or school systems who are new to this work, or new teachers & administrators in a system that has been doing this work are encouraged to join us. This 3-day learning opportunity will touch upon all the different components of the work.  Come with a team and build a set of action steps for your system, school or program.

This event will include the following topics:

  • Building a culture of growth mindset, reflective practice, empowerment, and voice & choice.
  • Intrinsic Motivation & Engagement
  • The importance and impact of building a vision and guiding principles with a focus on the “Ideal Learning Experience”.
  • Focusing on Learning Goals vs Activities & Assignments
  • Curriculum: how it impacts instruction and helps define proficiency.
  • Planning Learning Experiences
  • Research-based Instructional Practices in a PBCL environment

We will meet on November 15, 2016, January 23, 2017 and we will determine a third date once we get together. Our training site for this event is: T & B Celebrations Center, 6 Jefferson Street, Waterville, Maine. Event times: 8:30 – 3 p.m. Coffee and tea will be provided in the morning and lunch will be provide at approximately 11:30 each day.

Consortium Materials

Maine Consortium Handoutmcl-consortium-components

Maine Consortium Full Slides (196 Pages)

MCL Reflecting & Planning Tool: Maine Consortium 2016-2017

Fixed or Growth Mindset

Article: When Students Track Their Progress

Mindset Narrative

Grading Policies That Work Against Standards… How to Fix Them (Guskey Article)

Grouping & Regrouping

Sal Khan: Let’s Teach For Mastery Video