The UMF Learning Commons hosts multiple Praxis Core review sessions for students who would like some extra assistance preparing for the test. These sessions will be held as followed:
|Writing- Multiple Choice||Monday, September 18th||7-8 PM||Ed Center 107|
|Math- Functions & Algebra||Wednesday, September 20th||7-8PM||Ed Center 106|
|Writing- Informative Essay||Monday, September 25th||7-8 PM||Ed Center 107|
|Math- Geometry||Wednesday, September 27th||7-8 PM||Ed Center 106|
|Writing- Argumentative Essay||Monday, October 2nd||7-8 PM||Ed Center 107|
|Math- Stats & Probability||Wednesday, October 4th||7-8 PM||Ed Center 106|
Students are also welcome to visit the Learning Commons during tutoring hours (M-Th 12-2, Su-Th 7-9) for individual help.
An excellent online resource is the Learning Express Library. Once you create a free account, you can search for ‘PRAXIS Core’ to call up 4 different practice PRAXIS tests in Writing and Math.
Are you interested in developing your leadership skills, learning about your personal leadership strengths, and learning with local community members about how to be come a leader in your community?
UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement is facilitating a new leadership series, including panel discussions, workshops, site visits and networking events focused on helping you to tap into your leadership potential and embrace opportunities to practice your leadership skills.
Check out their website for more information and to stay up to date on the next workshops! The next two workshops are:
Wednesday, November 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in room 103 of the Kalikow Education Center:
“Gotta Get Through This: Skills You Can Use to Manage Yourself and Your Life”
There are so many things to do and people to please! This workshop is an opportunity to assess where your stress comes from and give you some new skills to help you get everything done. Open to all students. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate.
and Monday November 28th in the morning (time TBA) meeting in the Partnership Office and leaving from there:
“Get on the Bus”
Open to all students, but limited seating is available – reservations are required. Attend this session to learn about leadership through service by visiting and interacting with regional health and human service providers. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate.
EdCamp Western Maine is scheduled for February 4, 2017 at Mt. Blue High School!!! EdCamps are teacher-led professional development experiences in which teachers share their expertise (in this case, about technology) and learn together about new trends and innovations in education. Come meet like-minded educators, network, share and learn!
Sign up early to make sure you’ve reserved a spot!
For more information, or to sign up, visit the EdCampWMe website today!
The University of Maine at Farmington is pleased to announce the second Nature Based Education Summer Institute. On Friday June 23, 2017 we will host pre-conference workshops, and on Saturday June 24, 2017 we look forward to a full day of conference sessions. Please share this Save the Date with any educators who you believe might be interested in participating!
Visit our website for more information.
Late October – Call for Session Proposals will open
December 1, 2016 – Call for Session Proposals will close
December 20, 2016 – Presenters will be notified about their proposals
February 1, 2017 – Registration will be open (Attendance is limited to 125 people)