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What today’s education reformers can learn from Henry David Thoreau

By Jonathan Zimmerman, The Washington Post on July 14, 2017, at 6:22 a.m.
Denouncing memorization from textbooks, the dominant teaching method of his era, Henry David Thoreau emphasized human activity as the key to learning.

Lamoine Historical Society Annual Running Board Picnic and Ice Cream Social

By Sue Hodgkins on July 13, 2017, at 4:03 p.m.

Phun Pholding Phyllo

By Valerie Messana on July 13, 2017, at 11:12 a.m.

An Evening with Maine Authors

By Allison Long on July 13, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.

Trump official apologizes for saying most campus sexual assault accusations come after drunken sex, breakups

By Katie Mettler, The Washington Post on July 13, 2017, at 9:31 a.m.
Candice Jackson, the acting assistant secretary for civil rights at the Department of Education, made the comments in a New York Times story that prompted backlash from critics who said the comments perpetuated harmful stereotypes of sexual assault victims.
Aerial view from a seaplane over green hills in Ninh Binh province, Vietnam. Ninh Binh is famous for the limestone karst in various shapes, which creates beautiful and peaceful scenery. Picture taken in 2016.

Supporting a growing need for GIScience skills in Environmental Research

By Micky Bedell on July 13, 2017, at 8:54 a.m.

West Bay Rotary Announces Scholarship Recipients

By Jenifer Harris on July 12, 2017, at 8:49 p.m.
Sonya Clark, Hair Craft Project (Ife), 2014, collection of MFA, Boston, photograph

MFA Lecture Series: Sonya Clark

By Nancy Walker on July 12, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.

Belfast Historical Society Program

By Megan Pinette on July 12, 2017, at 2:24 p.m.

Maine Ocean School Summer Tour

By veronica magnan on July 12, 2017, at 1:46 p.m.

State names 3 finalists in school consolidation pilot project

By Nick McCrea on July 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Three groups of Maine schools, representing districts that are struggling with declining enrollment and flagging finances, are vying for state support to create new, creative models for consolidation.
Students at Snow Pond Arts Academy spend the morning studying theater, music and dance before using an online curriculum in the afternoon.

Maine charter school moves away from online learning model

By Robbie Feinberg on July 11, 2017, at 7:56 p.m.
Back in September, Freshman Navaeh Schuchardt said the online program was difficult to use, and that she didn’t learn as much as she had in her previous school.

2017 Northeast Public Safety Expo

By Jessica Pelletier on July 10, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.

Northeast Technical Institute’s Manufacturing Technician Program Graduates

By Ryan Triffitt on July 10, 2017, at 10:40 a.m.

Tell Your Life Story

By Eddie Adelman on July 10, 2017, at 8:29 a.m.

Running Board Picnic and Ice Cream Social

By Sue Hodgkins on July 09, 2017, at 4:49 p.m.

Program – Nick Carter on John Sherman Douglas

By Sue Hodgkins on July 09, 2017, at 4:38 p.m.

Christina Baker Kline

By Ken Gross on July 08, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.

Woodlawn Nature Program presents Tidepool Treasures

By Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park on July 07, 2017, at 1:42 p.m.

Woodlawn to Present Sponge Painting with Acrylics Class

By Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park on July 07, 2017, at 1:39 p.m.