To better illustrate learner-centered instruction in action, the Maine Department of Education has produced a series of videos focusing on several Maine schools that are leading the way. Click on a thumbnail to see the video.

Owning Their Own Reading:
Learner-Centered Literacy

Elm Street School

History Day:
Integrated Performance Assessment

Bruce M. Whittier Middle School

Regional Possibilities:
Collaborations in Western Maine

Western Maine Education Collaborative

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One Conversation at a Time:
Getting the Message Out

Western Maine Education Collaborative

Unpacking the Standards:
A Teacher's Perspective

Williams Elementary School

At Their Own Pace:
Student Voice and Choice

James H. Bean Elementary School

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To a Whole New Level:
Demonstrating Learning

Lyman Elementary School

Finding Your Way:
The Learner-Centered Dashboard

Hall-Dale Middle School

Assessing Their Own Work:
Students as Active Participants

Massabesic Middle School

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Everything in the Building is Tied to a Learning Standard: Academies at Troy Howard Middle School

Bringing It All Together:
The Senior Capstone Project

Hall-Dale High School

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This Center for Best Practice is a collaboration between the Maine Department of Education and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, made possible by the contributions of the Maine schools that share their stories.