Ed Tech Research is Clear: Owning a Device Does Not Improve Learning

It’s easy to find stories and reports in the media frustrated with technology in schools, promoting caution, or even advocating for banning tech. But to what extent to these look at how the technology was being used, consider desired learning experiences for students, or the support offered teachers? … More Ed Tech Research is Clear: Owning a Device Does Not Improve Learning

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Motivating Students: Focus on 6 Strategies

There are many children who seem undermotivated, disengaged, and underachieving. Many educators are frustrated by such students; some educators as they struggle with finding ways to engage those students, and some because they believe it is up to those students to be motivated or not. While it is true that the degree to which students are “self motivated” is a … More Motivating Students: Focus on 6 Strategies

How Does a Teacher Receive an Award from the County Soil and Water Conservation District?

They do with they lead an engaging Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture course! Foxcroft Academy’s Julie Willcott was recognized by the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District as the 2015 Outstanding Conservation Educator of the Year. Julie’s Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture course provided a dynamic opportunity for FA students to gain direct, hands-on experiences working … More How Does a Teacher Receive an Award from the County Soil and Water Conservation District?