MAITC is thrilled to announce that Ted Bridge-Koenigsberg was named the 2020 MAITC Teacher of the Year! Using agriculture in Project Based Learning at Sebago Elementary for his grade 4 and 5 students has included food preservation and value added, fleece, waste management and other projects!
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In 2019 the competitive MAITC grant program awarded over $60,000 to about 50 different schools and non-profit organizations. The new 2020 deadlines and Requests For Applications are now available.
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2020 MAITC Summer Teachers Institute - CANCELLED
August 3 – 7 at University of Maine Orono
Due to complications of the pandemic, the University of Maine at Orono will not be available to host outside groups in August 2020. We regret to announce the cancellation, but are planning another wonderful conference next summer! Please stay tuned for more information and sign up for our monthly E-Newsletter be contacting firstname.lastname@example.org for the most updated information to your inbox each month and LIKE us on Facebook!
This session will reveal everything teachers need to know to have their own successful aquaponics program. Participants will experience hands-on training working directly with a small commercial sized aquaponic system. One participating teacher will win a STEM Garden classroom aquaponics system donated by Maine Agrotech (valued at $1,900)
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Although the COVID-19 crisis hit just as the classroom visits began this spring, many students and volunteers still participated using a read-aloud version of the book "Plant Something for ME" and many grow kits were packaged individually to go home in learning packets. Materials are still available. If you have any number of PK – 12 students that can use grow kits this summer, please email email@example.com with your request. More Detail »
An online, searchable, and standards-based curriculum map for K-12 teachers and contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional resources linked to Common Core Standards.
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Maine's first ever agricultural specialty license plate!
$10 from the sale of each set of this colorful plate will be transferred to a special fund for agricultural education programs in Maine administered by the Maine Agriculture in the Classroom Council.
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