1. DEN Trend Report: 11/26/14

    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!   Technology Skills Only Scratch the Surface of the Digital Divide (The Hechinger Report) The realities of the “digital […]

  2. DEN Principal Spotlight: Happy Carrico, Debbie Sarver, Judy Pippen, and Vernisa Bodison

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    The Discovery Educator Network recently asked its members to help shine the light on the amazing work principals were accomplishing at school sites around the globe. The nominations flooded in and we are excited to share the results with you. Please take a moment to read through the great things happening in education today and congratulate these […]

  3. Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Annette Zaleski, Linda Pirolli, and Raymond Bohm

    We asked students, “Do you have a great principal?” In response, over 70 nominated their principal to receive an award for their stellar leadership. We’ve listed the selected principals below, by district, along with the award title the nominators gave. Stay tuned every Monday to as we post what their students shared. Take a moment to congratulate these principals […]

  4. DEN Trend Report: 11/19/14

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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!     4 Strategies to Build Strong Teacher Leadership (eSchool News) School leaders take on many forms, including students, […]

  5. Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Kathleen Richert, Michelle Middleton, Thomas Spivey, and Toshawnka Mahone

    We asked students, “Do you have a great principal?” In response, over 70 nominated their principal to receive an award for their stellar leadership. We’ve listed the selected principals below, by district, along with the award title the nominators gave. Stay tuned every Monday to as we post what their students shared. Take a moment to congratulate these principals […]

  6. DEN Principal Spotlight: Angie Torres, Christopher Marker, Leslie Ricciardelli, and Kimberly Robertson

    The Discovery Educator Network recently asked its members to help shine the light on the amazing work principals were accomplishing at school sites around the globe. The nominations flooded in and we are excited to share the results with you. Please take a moment to read through the great things happening in education today and congratulate these […]

  7. Principal Update: 11/15/14

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    Are a you principal looking for ways to stay updated on resources, events, strategies, and trending topics? The DEN is providing you a bi-weekly communication to keep you updated. To receive these notifications by email complete this form: dlc.com/DEprincipals In this week’s update there are some great articles on coding in the classroom, digital literacy, principal […]

  8. Technology Recess at Central Elementary School in Des Plaines School District CCSD 62

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    The staff that plays together, stays together. Discovery Principal, Kelly Krueger is helping transform teaching and learning at her school site this year for teachers and students. She recently hosted a “Technology Recess” for her staff.  Utilizing the expertise of her Discovery Education Teacher Leaders, together they faciliated an after-school professional learning and networking event for her […]

  9. DEN Trend Report: 11/12/14

    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!   3 Predictors of Strong Digital Learning (eSchool News)  Student choice at the state level, student choice at the […]

  10. Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Anthony Armstrong, Steven Isenhour, Cindy Endsley, and Jenny Bell

    We asked students, “Do you have a great principal?” In response, over 70 nominated their principal to receive an award for their stellar leadership. We’ve listed the selected principals below, by district, along with the award title the nominators gave. Stay tuned every Monday to as we post what their students shared. Take a moment to congratulate these principals […]

  11. DEN Principal Spotlight: Debra Phillips, William Lawrence, Kelly Krueger, and Kathy Martin

    Principal Spotlight

    The Discovery Educator Network recently asked its members to help shine the light on the amazing work principals were accomplishing at school sites around the globe. The nominations flooded in and we are excited to share the results with you. Please take a moment to read through the great things happening in education today and congratulate these […]

  12. DEN Trend Report: 11/5/14

    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!    Ed Startups Get Money, Advice From Federal Program (Education Week)  Education technology entrepreneurs trying to make it in […]

  13. Students ROCK the Vote for their Principals

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    We asked students, “Do you have a great principal?” In response, over 70 nominated their principal to receive an award for their stellar leadership. We’ve listed the selected principals below, by district, along with the award title the nominators gave. Stay tuned every Monday to as we post what their students shared. Take a moment to congratulate these principals […]

  14. DEN Principal Spotlight: Robbi Coker, Monica Garcisalas, Michael Campos, and Linda Purvis

    Principal Spotlight

    The Discovery Educator Network recently asked its members to help shine the light on the amazing work principals were accomplishing at school sites around the globe. The nominations flooded in and we are excited to share the results with you. Please take a moment to read through the great things happening in education today and congratulate these […]

  15. Congratulations Discovery Principals!

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    In honor of National Principal Month (October), Discovery Education invited teachers and students to nominate great principals and help us shine the light on them. Nominations flooded in, and we’re excited to share the results with you. We are recognizing all these winning principals in our 2014 Great Principals list, below. Their award titles — […]

  16. Principal Update: 10/31/14

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    Are a you principal looking for ways to stay updated on resources, events, strategies, and trending topics?  The DEN is providing you a bi-weekly communication to keep you updated. To receive these notifications by email complete this form: dlc.com/DEprincipals In this week’s update there are some great articles on personalized learning, students having more say in […]

  17. DEN Trend Report: 10/29/2014

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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!   Screen Time Debate Broadens With Research (eSchool News) Screen time remains a hot-button issue, but classifying technology use […]

  18. DEN Trend Report: 10/23/2014

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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!     After 20 years, A Teacher Reinvents Her Classroom Using Technology (The Hechinger Report) Convinced there had […]

  19. Thank A Rock Star Principal

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    Join your Discovery Educator Network team, as we thank principals for their amazing leadership during October’s National Principal Month. Do you know a principal that deserves to be recognized?  Here’s your chance to share his or her accomplishments with the world. Nominees will be featured during November on the DEN Global blog and receive certificates […]

  20. Principal Update: 10/17/2014

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    Are a you principal looking for ways to stay updated on resources, events, strategies, and trending topics?  The DEN is providing you a bi-weekly communication to keep you updated. To receive these notifications by email complete this form: dlc.com/DEprincipals In this week’s update there are some great articles on blended learning and teaching math, upcoming […]

  21. A Principal’s First Steps

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    Following the DEN Summer Institute Principal Summit, I had the privilege of connecting with several of our attendees  to discuss their goals for their individual sites and district. Jennifer Bourgeois, principal of West Orange Elementary in Orange Unified School District, wanted to brainstorm ways she can help bring awareness to other principals of Discovery Education’s […]

  22. DEN Trend Report: 10/15/14

    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!   Should We Tailor Difficulty of a School Text to Child’s Comfort Level or Make Them Sweat? (The […]

  23. DEN Trend Report: 10/8/14

    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!  Recruiting Tech Talent in High School (Wall Street Journal)  “Technology firm Dyn has struggled to lure top engineers […]

  24. Leadership in the Age of Connectedness

    Jannita posted yesterday about our new lineup for the Leadership@Now webinar series.  While every one of them will be incredible for school leaders to attend, I have to admit I’m thrilled to be hosting the first one on October 20th, Leadership in the Age of Connectedness.  It’s a perfect tie in to Connected Educator Month, and […]