Daily Archives: September 1, 2014

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Getting to Know Your Students

Getting to Know Your Students

At the beginning of each school year, teachers walk into classrooms full of new students. How do you get to know them? How do you elicit their interests, experiences, and learning needs? Join the always fabulous Virginia DEN Star and Assistant Principal Heather Hurley as she shares resources, tips and exercises on ways to get

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DEN Connects: September

Connect your classroom to classrooms from around the country! Today, we launch the first DEN Connects of the school year. On the first of each month, we’ll post a new topic and associated resources to help you make a connection. September Topic: Epic Story, the back-to-school Board Builder challenge 3 DE Resources Any of the Monster Bug

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September 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Financial literacy

I have identified thirteen literacies important for students to master, which you can see below.  Lisa Nielsen, in her blog post “Should the new math be financial literacy?” states “we have lost focus on preparing young people for what will matter in their real lives. If the education system were to provide some financial literacy

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