Maine Memory Network
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How to Contribute: Schools

Maine Memory Network (MMN) provides diverse opportunities for teachers and students to engage, work with, and contribute to their community. For information about how to use Maine Memory content in the classroom, go to our Schools section.

Benefits of Participation

Projects related to Maine Memory give students the opportunity to:

How to Participate

There are many ways to participate, depending on your teaching goals, the experiences you want your students to have, your students' interests, the amount of time you have, and the resources available in your community. Primary documents—original historical items including photographs, journals, letters, business records, artifacts, and much more—are the building blocks of Maine Memory Network and the foundation for all projects.

Most schools contribute in one of the two following ways:

Getting Started

The first step is to do some initial project planning. The project planning process will help you clarify your goals, identify the type of project that would work best in your classroom, and develop a plan for moving forward.