Cyberbullying Is On The Rise During The Coronavirus Pandemic https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/coronavirus-cyberbullying-distance-learning/
PRIORITY NOTICE: Unified Guidance Regarding Executive Orders and School Personnel: All School Services and Employees are Essential https://us2.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=a582edd6473e477ef6307c769&id=169f6e9329
Update from Commissioner Makin 3-27-20 https://mailchi.mp/maine/cu5lemq6y0-1321000?e=ebadcd071b
Superintendent Eric Waddell's Virtual Learning Message https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX8F_U6H1Co&feature=youtu.be
Video Message From Commissioner Makin Regarding Pandemic: March 22, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF562moq1yY&feature=youtu.be
Guidance from CDC for School-Based Operations https://mainedoenews.net/2020/03/19/guidance-from-cdc-for-school-based-operations/
Proposed Rulemaking for Rule Chapter 112 https://mailchi.mp/maine/cu5lemq6y0-1320899?e=2cff93feff
Why Outbreaks like Coronavirus Spread Exponentially and How to "Flatten the Curve" https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/
DOE Commissioner’s Message to the Field https://mailchi.mp/maine/cu5lemq6y0-1320895?e=2cff93feff
Governor Mills, Maine Congressional Delegation Convene Call on COVID-19 https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/news/governor-mills-maine-congressional-delegation-convene-call-covid-19-2020-03-19
Governor Mills Takes Further Steps to Respond to COVID-19, Protect Health and Safety of Maine People https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/news/governor-mills-takes-further-steps-respond-covid-19-protect-health-and-safety-maine-people
Governor Mills, Legislature Spearhead Emergency Legislative Package to Respond to COVID-19 https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/news/governor-mills-legislature-spearhead-emergency-legislative-package-respond-covid-19-2020-03-17
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the country, more schools are canceling classes and shifting their in-person instructional time online. Many teachers are now trying to understand the ins-and-outs of distance learning. The good news is: help is available! Many companies are offering teachers and schools access to their online platforms for free for the duration of their closure. The Center for Safe Schools has put together a list of free online resources. This list can be accessed here: https://schoolchoiceweek.com/37-free-online-resources-for-schools-shifting-online-during-coronavirus/
Coronavirus and school closures - the importance of social distancing. Linked below is an article from Ariadne Labs on the benefits of social distancing. https://5il.co/dtoi
Please click the link below to read the priority notice from Commission Makin regarding the close of schools due to COVID-19. https://www.maine.gov/doe/covid-19/closeofschools
Governor Announces Significant Recommendations & Signs Civil Emergency Proclamation to Respond to COVID-19 in Maine https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/news/governor-announces-significant-recommendations-signs-civil-emergency-proclamation-respond
The most up-to-date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Schools can be found on the Maine DOE website. Under "Important Links" you can also find a webinar with guidance for schools. https://www.maine.gov/doe/covid-19
RSU 13 Superintendent John McDonald and Curriculum Coordinator Steffany Tribou discuss Rockland journey in developing their schools of the future.
Dr. Webb and Bangor’s Literacy team share their strategies about raising student achievement in Bangor Schools.
Superintendent Anastasio shares successful changes in Augusta that process equity in Augusta Schools.