Maine Education Matters With Matt & Matt

Sinopse

Matthew Shea and Matt Drewette-Card, two curriculum leaders in Maine, give their thoughts on all things education-related in Maine, be it the laws and rules of education to the politics of such.

Episódios

  • 114. SEL4ME and what is/means for Maine educators

    114. SEL4ME and what is/means for Maine educators

    23/11/2020 Duração: 51min

    Matt begins a conversation with Kellie Bailey, Social and Emotional Learning Specialist from the Maine Department of Education, and returning champion and #1 Fan Julie Smyth, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Saco Public Schools, about the new social and emotional learning curriculum recently released by MDOE: SEL4ME. This is Part 1 of a continuing series of conversations on SEL Matt will be having with Kellie, Julie, and more!

  • 113: Maines new Learning Facilitator program - what is it?

    113: Maine's new Learning Facilitator program - what is it?

    17/11/2020 Duração: 23min

    Matt talks with Emily Doughty (Maine Department of Education) and Megan London (Eastern Maine Community College) about the new Learning Facilitator program. This MDOE-EMCC partnership program is designed to increase the educator workforce in Maine and build educator capacity and supports across the state. Learn more about the program here: https://mainedoenews.net/2020/11/12/learning-facilitator-program-great-resource-for-schools-free-for-trainees/

  • 112. DOE updates, especially assessment changes!

    112. DOE updates, especially assessment changes!

    03/11/2020 Duração: 33min

    Matt and his bot (also named Matt) triumphantly return to talk about some DOE updates, including some major assessment changes.

  • 111. Stephanie Canter interview about racism and bias in our systems and how to fix it

    111. Stephanie Canter interview about racism and bias in our systems and how to fix it

    02/11/2020 Duração: 48min

    Matt talks with Stephanie Canter, outgoing chair of the South Kingstown RI school board, about racism and bias in our systems, and how policies can help support to solve these issues. Follow her on Twitter at @stephrcanter.

  • 110. Attendance discussion with

    110. Attendance discussion with

    29/10/2020 Duração: 35min

    Matt has a very special episode of MEM today, as he talks with Susan Lieberman (CountMEIn), Cecilia Sirianni (Outreach Services Coord., RSU #57) ,and Angela Madigan (Principal, RSU #57) about attendance, and what it means in these times of COVID.

  • 109. DOE updates!

    109. DOE updates!

    19/10/2020 Duração: 26min

    Matt has some DOE updates as the legislative session nears. Get out there and vote, and vote safely!

  • 108. Courtney Belolan joins the pod to talk about bias in our current curriculum and systems

    108. Courtney Belolan joins the pod to talk about bias in our current curriculum and systems

    29/09/2020 Duração: 40min

    Matt @DrewetteCard talks with Courtney Belolan (@belolanc), executive director of the Maine Curriculum Leaders Association @MaineCLA , about how teachers, schools, and districts can begin the process of identifying and removing bias in our curriculum and systems, and learn about how @MaineCLA has some powerful upcoming opportunities to support educators in this important work.

  • 107. Updates on attendance and sports as school opens for the fall

    107. Updates on attendance and sports as school opens for the fall

    03/09/2020 Duração: 36min

    Matt and Matt return with updates on attendance and sports in the fall. Plus, talk of early Maine winters.

  • 106. Legislative Updates? What the wha....?

    106. Legislative Updates? What the wha....?

    25/08/2020 Duração: 11min

    Matt (and Matt!) return with legislative updates from over the summer. How did that happen?

  • Ep105: Were back with updates! Well, one of us....

    Ep105: We're back with updates! Well, one of us....

    22/08/2020 Duração: 25min

    Matt (but not the other Matt) return for a season of hope, offering updates on what has happened in Maine since we last spoke, along with some advice from a Matt.

  • Ep104: Maines Framework for Returning to Classroom Instruction, part two

    Ep104: Maine's Framework for Returning to Classroom Instruction, part two

    29/06/2020 Duração: 57min

    Matt and Matt return by finishing up talking about Maine's framework for returning to classroom instruction. We say "finishing up", but we went on for an hour. And there is something about metal lathes in there, too.

  • Ep103: Maines Framework for Returning to Classroom Instruction, part one

    Ep103: Maine's Framework for Returning to Classroom Instruction, part one

    17/06/2020 Duração: 39min

    Matt and Matt are back, reviewing Maine's framework for returning to classroom instruction. At least, part of it. It's a very long and complex document! We talk about safety and SEL considerations, and more to come next week!

  • Episode 102: From Sea to Shining Sea

    Episode 102: From Sea to Shining Sea

    10/06/2020 Duração: 39min

    Matt and Matt do the bi-coastal pod, and talk about what has happened over the past two weeks in Maine, California, and elsewhere. Lots to catch up on!

  • Episode 101: A New Hope or So Long and Thanks for All The Fish

    Episode 101: A New Hope or So Long and Thanks for All The Fish

    21/05/2020 Duração: 40min

    Matt and Matt continue to hang around the pod and update you on what's going on this week in Maine educational matters, including some amazing CDC guidance for re-opening schools (spoiler alert: it's going to be super tough).

  • Episode 100 - how did we ever make it THIS far?

    Episode 100 - how did we ever make it THIS far?

    18/05/2020 Duração: 01h22min

    Matt and Matt have an even longer episode than usual (most people would say longer than necessary), as they celebrate 100 episodes!

  • Ep 99: LD 2167 - COVID-19 updates for Maine

    Ep 99: LD 2167 - COVID-19 updates for Maine

    30/04/2020 Duração: 39min

    Matt and Matt go all Wayne Gretzky and talk about LD2167, signed into law on March 18 (we know, we are a little behind on this one). We go through what it all means for educators, and have some updates about other things we have heard about in the last two weeks. See the links on our twitter page at @MaineEdMatters or on Facebook, or our website at maineeducationmatters.weebly.com.

  • Ep98 - what do standardized tests get used for in these new times?

    Ep98 - what do standardized tests get used for in these new times?

    16/04/2020 Duração: 28min

    Matt and Matt talk about standardized tests, what they are good for now, and how our educational systems can be improved as a result.

  • Coronavirus Chronicles - What could/should happen with the future of education?

    Coronavirus Chronicles - What could/should happen with the future of education?

    10/04/2020 Duração: 24min

    Matt and Matt talk a little prognostication about where they think education could, or even should, go after in-person learning returns. This is one of our favorite episodes!

  • Coronavirus Chronicles - Whats been happening around the state in week 4 of remote/distance learning?

    Coronavirus Chronicles - What's been happening around the state in week 4 of remote/distance learning?

    10/04/2020 Duração: 35min

    Matt and Matt still don't know how to work with Facebook live, but they do know how to run through the workings of education in Maine during week 4 of remote/distance learning. They talk about spring sports being canceled, recommendations that schools in Maine close for the remainder of the school year, attendance during these times, what student-centered learning means, a letter in the Bangor Daily News from Rep. Tori Kornfield, and more!

  • Coronavirus Chronicles - Facebook live fail and Borgnine retrospective

    Coronavirus Chronicles - Facebook live fail and Borgnine retrospective

    03/04/2020 Duração: 54min

    Matt and Matt continue through the coronavirus crisis, talking about education updates, COVID-19 data, and lots of listener questions!We talk about COVID-19 health data, Zoom meeting etiquette, recording video meetings with learners, grading in a crisis, best remote learning tools. We then get to a bunch of listener questions. We love them, including our Ernest Borgnine retrospective. And boogers. #onbrandWe'll be back next week with more nonsense!

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