Author Archives: Dean Shareski

College and Career Readiness Ideas from Principals

College and Career Readiness Ideas from Principals

With this month’s theme being College and Career Readiness, we’ve already shared several great resources and strategies to support it. We also know that there are a myriad of ways that schools are creating awareness around this theme.  Here are a few ways, many easily implemented to ensure your students have opportunities to increase awareness

Social and Emotional Learning: A Principal’s Perspective

While Social and Emotional Learning is beginning to gain traction in schools, it is still being implemented to varying degrees in schools around the world. One principal and school in Michigan is very serious about this topic. Rachael Postle-Brown and Pinewood Elementary were recently profiled for their efforts. Hearts and Minds: Social-Emotional Learning Improves Content

Hive Mind Sessions: DENSI Principal Summit

We’re always interested in adapting our professional learning to create more invigorating, more dynamic experiences that take advantage of our amazing community. This year at our DENSI 2018 Principal Summit, we tried something to that effect. We called them HIVE MIND sessions: “…a collective consciousness, analogous to the behavior of social insects, in which a

Learning is: Exposing Misconceptions in Math

Learning is: Exposing Misconceptions in Math Visit Mrs Harach’s  grade 7 class in Spruce Grove, Alberta Canada. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in using an SOS in their Math class The Big Idea Mrs Harach uses Discovery Education’s SOS  to facilitate student learning in Structures Mathematics. Students have utilized the

Learning in 360: Exploring Engineering in Grade 3

Learning is: Allowing Students to Explore and Make Connections to Others Visit Mr Cote’s grade3 class in Spruce Grove, Alberta Canada. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in their study of forces within their Engineering Unit. The Big Idea Mr Cote uses Science Techbook to facilitate his students’ learning on Structures

Learning in 360: Introducing Ancient Civilizations

Learning is: Allowing Students to Make Connections to Ancient Civilizations Visit Mr McDonald’s grade 6/7 class in Surrey, British Columbia Canada. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in their study of Ancient Civilizations and specifically Mesopotamia. The Big Idea Mr McDonald introduced his students to Ancient Civilization using this video

Community Update

Community Update: May 26, 2017

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community. Community Update At-a-Glance Stream On… This page that provides you with a preview of some of the great upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education streaming. Join the New Community Site We celebrated our 1,000th member of our brand

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