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We the Educators: Helping to Form a More Perfect Union

We the Educators: Helping to Form a More Perfect Union

“America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. Every child must be taught these principles. Every citizen must uphold them. And every immigrant, by embracing these ideals,

DEN Trend Report: 8/16/17

Here’s what’s trending in education:
>Virtual tutoring unique way to help students ace their work
>World of Possibilities
>Trimming personnel costs without cutting instruction a challenge for many districts
>Districts target opioid abuse with curriculum and community outreach
>Survey: Most 8th-grade math students rarely use computers in class
>This is how you build the library of the future
>Is a Spotify approach the future of curriculum?

DEN Trend Report: 5/22/17

In this week’s DEN Trend Report
>Teachers’ Readiness and Willingness to Adopt Digital Tools for Learning
>Linking Professional Development to Teacher Evaluations
>The Hard Truths and False Starts About Edtech Efficacy Research
>Bent on Discovery
>Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology
>Teachers speak: What PD actually works?
>CSI effect livens up science education
>A California high school trains students for careers in forensic biotechnology
>If Edtech Efficacy Research Ignores Implementation, How Does It Help Improve Education?
>Five Professional Development Resources For The Summer
>Using Digital Content to Increase Student Engagement

DEN Trend Report: 4/26/2017

Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Are you a site or district administrator interested in receiving updates designed with you in mind? Let us know 5 technologies to avoid in the

DEN Trend Report: 4/4/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
>TCS and Discovery Education Partner to Prepare One Million Students for 21st Century Careers
>Learning to Think Like a Computer
>5 Dos and Donts For a Chromebook Rollout
>4 Education Technology Trends That Are Redefining K-12
>Stunning: Teachers, students say little has really changed in education
>What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?
>The big 3: How access, achievement and advancement can close gaps
>Teachers Quit Principals, Not Schools
>State Ed-Tech Leader Sees New Demands for Modular, Organized Content

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Steele Jackson

Accepted to #DENSI2017 Congratulations, Steele Jackson! @_SteeleJackson_ 1st Grade Teacher, Pea Ridge Elementary, Santa Rosa County Public Schools (FL) Steele is a first year teacher and DEN Ambassador. From Steele’s #DENSI2017 Application How has Discovery Education impacted your teaching or learning? Through DE, I’ve been able to collaborate and network with amazing educators.  The first

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Shana White

Accepted to #DENSI2017 Congratulations, Shana White! @ShanaVWhite Local School Technology Coordinator, Creekland Middle School, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GA) Shana is a member of our Discovery Education Leadership Council, has presented at local and national conferences, and is responsible for professionally developing students, teachers, and administrators on technology integration for Creekland Middle School in Gwinnett

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Emily Peed

Accepted to #DENSI2017 Congratulations, Emily Peed! @MsPeed_5 5th grade teacher, Mike Davis Elementary, Collier County Schools (FL) Emily is a lead science teacher at her school who has a passion for sharing what she learns with others. From Emily’s #DENSI2017 Application Tell us what skills or strengths you will bring to the DENSI experience. I

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Lauri Mitchell

Meet: Lauri Congratulations to Lauri Mitchell: first accepted #DENSI2017 participant Lauri Mitchell, 5th grade teacher Klondike Elementary School,  Tippecanoe School Corporation (IN) @lamitchell424 Lauri is one of three elementary science chairs for her school corporation and serves as a SLED (Science Learning through Engineering Design) Master Teacher in partnership with Purdue University.  This has provided

DEN Trend Report: 3/22/2017

In this DEN Trend Report:
>EdTech Digest Awards Program 2017 – Finalists
>Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together 
>Eight Ways Parents Can Develop Global Competence at Home
>EdTech: The Secret Weapon
>Response: What Teaching in the Year 2047 Might Look Like
>What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?
>Why One School Lives as Another Dies in the Same Building
>Easy Digital Tools for Modeling in the Science Classroom
>15 Ideas to Ensure That Project Based Learning is Grounded in Content and Standards
>As Education Goes Digital, Some Parents Are Left Behind

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