Category Archives: Instructional Practices

Learning Through Engaged Citizenship

American Who Tell the Truth (AWWT) and the Maine Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE) partner to sponsor the Samantha Smith Challenge each year. Students: Work independently, in small groups, or as a class Choose a problem in their community, … Continue reading

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The Game is Afoot at Mt. Ararat MS!

  ——————————————————————————————————————————————-– Sherlock Holmes uttered the famous line, “The game is afoot.” in The Adventure of the Abbey Grange. “Games” is a concept everyone understands, and Team Androscoggin students from Mt. Ararat Middle School used it as a way to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Helping Students Manage Their Screen Time

The start of the school year is a perfect time to talk to students about managing their screen time. Although many students have personal smart phones and tablets, for some 7th graders, receiving an MLTI device will be their first … Continue reading

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