1. Principal Update: 3/27/15

      This week’s principal update contains:     DEN Trend report: Education Innovation Clusters Aim to Improve Schools, 10 Questions to Ask Before Starting 1:1, 20 Ed Tech Leaders to Watch, and more! A webinar about how Discovery Education is aligning with NGSS Indicators of Success in the Digital Transition from 5 principals in our […]

  2. DEN Trend Report: 3/25/15

      Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why! Are you a site or district administrator interested in receiving updates designed with you in mind? Let […]

  3. One Idea With: Marcie Craig Post, Executive Director, International Literacy Association

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Marcie Craig Post, Executive Director, International Literacy Association (ILA). The International Literacy Association (ILA) is a global advocacy and membership organization dedicated to advancing literacy for all through its network of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers and experts across […]

  4. What are the indicators of success?

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      Everyone’s talking about the digital transition.  We are all working toward it, but what are principals looking for when they walk through an educator’s room?     We asked 5 Discovery Education principals: What does it look like, feel like and sound like when you walk into a classroom where technology is effectively integrated […]

  5. DEN Trend Report: 3/18/2015

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    Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why! Are you a site or district administrator interested in receiving updates designed with you in mind? Let us […]

  6. DEN Trend Report: 3/11/15

    Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!       Science Fair Project Ideas and Resources (The Teachers’ Lounge) By Brandi Jordan Science Fair season […]

  7. Principal Update: 03/06/15

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    This week’s principal update contains: DEN Trend report: 50 Awesome Apps for Teachers, Half of K-12 Students 1:1 by 2016, Honing the Tools for Teacher Leadership, and more! A webinar for principals about walkthroughs Lessons from a principal who made the jump from middle school to elementary An award winning instructional strategy that will have […]

  8. One Idea With: Rafranz Davis, Instructional Technology Specialist, Discovery Educator Network Member, and Author of The Missing Voices in EdTech

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Rafranz Davis, an Instructional Technology Specialist at Texas’ Arlington Independent School District, member of the Discovery Educator Network, and author of the new book The Missing Voices in EdTech.  Davis’ One Idea focuses on the importance of inclusiveness and diversity in […]

  9. DEN Trend Report: 3/4/15

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    Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!   50 Awesome Apps for Teachers (Scholastic) By Catherine Logue These days, all you need to take your […]

  10. DEN Trend Report: 2/25/15

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    Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!         U.S. Millennials Come Up Short in Global Skills Study (Education Week) By Sarah D. […]

  11. Principal Update: 2/20/15

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    This week’s principal update contains: DEN Trend report: Virtual Preschools a Real Possibility, FCC Plan to Reclassify Internet, Associations Calling for Testing Moratorium, and more… Four webinar series for you and your teachers A presidential principal call out that made my heart leap A frenzy of social media integration strategies for teaching An inspirational way […]

  12. A Presidential Principal Call Out

    I am blessed to have a variety of amazing experiences and meet incredible people while working at Discovery.  Interestingly, it’s some of the most quiet moments with extraordinary educators that make the biggest impact. We had just finished a 3-day summit with principals from around the nation at our headquarters and my colleagues and I […]

  13. One Idea With: Ken Bain, Executive Director, Canadian Association of School System Administrators

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Ken Bain, Executive Director, Canadian Association of School System Administrators (CASSA). CASSA is a federation of the professional associations representing the school system administrators in Canadian provinces and territories.  Bain’s One Idea focuses on the movement to STEAM education.  Watch the […]

  14. DEN Trend Report: 2/17/15

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    Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!         How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles (Mind/Shift) By Katrina […]

  15. DEN Trend Report: 2/11/15

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        Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!     How Elementary School Teachers’ Biases Can Discourage Girls from Math and Science  (New York […]

  16. One Idea With: Dr. Robyn Jackson, Founder and CEO, Mindsteps, Inc.

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Dr. Robyn Jackson, Founder and CEO of Mindsteps Inc. Dr. Jackson is a former high school English teacher, middle school administrator, and the bestselling author of numerous ASCD books including Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Never Underestimate Your Teachers: Instructional Leadership […]

  17. DEN Trend Report: 2/4/15

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      Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!     What Do We Really Mean When We Say ‘Personalized Learning’? (KQED.org) The idea of personalized […]

  18. Principal Update: 1/30/15

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    This week’s principal update contains: DEN Trend report: Report on Do Principals Have an Impossible Job, 10 Digital Literacy Resources for Teachers, and more A virtual Leadership@Now event featuring Thinking Outside the Bubble-Upgrading Student Assessments A message from the 2015 National Association of Secondary School Principals’ National Principal of the Year on how she empowers […]

  19. DEN Trend Report: 1/27/15

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        Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!     Gallup: Majority of Teachers ‘Not Engaged’ With Their Jobs (Education Week) A recent study […]

  20. One Idea With: Jayne Ellspermann, Principal, West Port High School and 2015 National Association of Secondary School Principals’ National Principal of the Year

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Jayne Ellspermann, principal of West Port High School in Ocala, Florida, and 2015 National Association of Secondary School Principals’ National Principal of the Year. During her 10 years as West Port principal, Ellspermann has ushered in a pervasive college-going culture built on personalization. […]

  21. DEN Trend Report: 1/21/15

        Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!     Education gets spotlight in SOTU (eSchool News) President Obama in his Jan. 20, 2015 […]

  22. Principal Update: 1/16/2015

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        Happy New Year Discovery Principals! Are you off to an incredible start?  This week’s principal update contains:   top educational stories to follow in 2015 from our DEN Trend report a FREE professional learning  event for you and your teachers to join about transforming instruction through digital techbooks (I saw a sneak peak […]

  23. DEN Trend Report: 1/14/15

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        Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!?  Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!   New federal guidelines highlight civil rights of English language learners (The Washington Post) There are […]