1. Principal Update: 4/25/15

     Greetings Discovery Principals! There’s one more week to apply for our FREE professional development and networking event the DEN Summer Institute Principal Summit. We hope that you’ll join us for this transformative learning event. This week’s update includes Trending Articles: 3 Ways Technology Should Be Reinventing Rural Education, Kindergartners Who Share iPads May Perform Better, […]

  2. One Idea With: Cheryl Scott Williams, Executive Director, Learning First Alliance

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Cheryl Scott Williams, Executive Director of the Learning First Alliance. The Learning First Alliance (LFA) is a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America’s public schools. LFA share’s examples of success, […]

  3. DEN Trend Report: 4/15/15

    In this week’s DEN Trend Report learn about…
    3 Ways Technology Should Be Reinventing Rural Education (E-School News)
    Kindergarteners Who Share iPads May Perform Better: Study (TIME)
    Mentoring Is the Down Payment on Our Future (Huffington Post)
    Wi-Fi Hubs on Buses Connect Students in Transit (Education Week)
    How to Build Your Kid’s Credit Score: Start In Elementary School (Washington Post)
    Five Ways School Leaders Can Better Manage Staff (TesConnect)
    World Fails to Reach Millennium Education Targets (BBC News)
    … and more!

  4. Principal Update: 4/10/15

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    Hello Discovery Education Admins! Hope you have enjoyed your spring break and are ready to embrace the last quarter of this school year! Where does time go?!? Last week we announced our upcoming Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute (DENSI) Principal Summit (July 9-12).  This is a truly transformative experience and we hope that many of […]

  5. DEN Trend Report: 4/8/15

    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 us […]

  6. Special Principal Announcement

    Are you a school site principal interested in time to connect and learn with other principals and educational leaders from around the globe? Discovery Education is thrilled to announce the 2015 DENSI Principal Summit. Each year, Discovery Education brings together principals from a wide variety of specialties for a four day long professional development and […]

  7. One Idea With: Dr. Latoya Dixon and Dr. Mike Waiksnis, Co-Principals of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Knox Middle School

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Dr. Latoya Dixon and Dr. Mike Waiksnis, Co-Principals of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Knox Middle School in North Carolina. Drs. Dixon and Waiksnis’ One Idea focuses on how their different personal and leadership styles support their work as co-principals.  Watch the video below to learn […]

  8. DEN Trend Report: 4/1/15

    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 us […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. 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 […]

  17. 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 […]

  18. 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. […]

  19. 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 […]

  20. 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 […]

  21. 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 […]

  22. 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 […]

  23. 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 […]

  24. 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 […]