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Are we limiting their view?

 From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA With Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, and American Indian Heritage History Month quickly approaching, we encourage educators to include cultural and historical information about the native peoples of the Americas in their lessons. Unfortunately, because curriculum

DEN Trend Report: 10/23/17

Trending in education this week:
> Students need tech skills for more than just jobs — they need it to be good citizens
> What is Education’s Redesign Strategy?
> Industry and education partnerships key to targeting skills gap in tech
> Survey: Daily classroom edtech use on the rise
> Makerspaces expanding STEM opportunities in rural schools
> 10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education
> 5 TECH TRENDS TO WATCH THIS SCHOOL YEAR
> The Geography of Teacher Shortages.
> Students Gain Valuable Real-World Experience as IT Volunteers

DEN Trend Report: 10/5/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
> 3 critical digital course materials questions, answered
> EdTech Heroes: 25 State Leaders Making a Difference
> The Ed Innovation Landscape
> 3 winning characteristics of a school STEAM program
> AI Is on the Upswing in Optimizing K–12 Education
>  How to Help High Schoolers Without Home Internet Access
> 7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay)
> Learning technologies could reduce automation’s economic threat

DEN Trend Report: 10/1/17

Here’s what’s trending in education this week:
> A New Lesson for High School Economics Education
> The e-textbook transformation
> The Secret Sauce to Choosing Edtech? Find Tools By Fit, Not Feature
> The Future of Work Is Uncertain, Schools Should Worry Now
> The Funding Crisis Myth
> Why You Should Talk to Your Kids About Opioids
> 3 critical digital course materials questions, answered
> Make Agriculture Fun In The Classroom With 360-Degree Videos And Interactive > Activities Through Discovering Farmland

DEN Trend Report: 9/27/17

Here’s what’s trending in education this week:
>Students swim with sharks, explore space, through VR
>5 Ways to Use Video in the Classroom
>STEAM teacher: These are “My Tech Essentials”
>3 Takeaways from Virginia Beach City Public Schools’ Tech Overhaul
>Over 6 million students still lack high-speed internet access, report finds 
>For PD, the days of one-and-done are dead and gone!
>Three lessons from rigorous research on education technology
>The Home Depot and Discovery Education Partner to Support Student Participation in Science Fairs and Drive Deeper Engagement in Science and STEAM Education

Community Update: September 22, 2017

A new format, but same great information.  Your Community Update has changed a little since last school year.  We will now go live for the Update, simulcasting in the DEN Online Community and Facebook.  Don’t worry if you can’t join us for each and everyone, we know you have a lot going on! It will

DEN Trend Report: 9/20/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
>A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates’ favorite style of education
>Why we need to change the teacher vs. tech narrative
>Administrators must determine which STEM programs are right for their district
>The History of the Future of Learning Objects and Intelligent Machines
>Six Strategies for Virtual Field Trips

DEN Trend Report: 9/11/17

This week in the DEN Trend Report:
>Personalized Learning Is the Answer. (I Forgot the Question.)
>21st Century Show-and-Tell
>The 2 stages of successful early STEM education
>3 tips for maximizing your PLC participation during the new school year
>Technology Trends Reshape Today’s Libraries
>Setting a vision key to district success on new initiatives, solutions
>The Power of Shifting to an Active Learning Environment

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