1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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. […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. DEN Trend Report: 1/7/2015

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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!       Discovery Education Hosts Official Launch Event for Ground-Breaking Digital Math Techbook (STEMconnector) On Thursday, […]

  8. One Idea With: Dr. Lynn Moody, Superintendent, Rowan-Salisbury School System

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews the Superintendent of North Carolina’s Rowan-Salisbury School System, Dr. Lynn Moody. The Rowan-Salisbury School System is a member of Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools. Dr. Moody’s One Idea focuses on the important role principals play in implementing transformative learning initiatives. […]

  9. DEN Trend Report: 12/16/14

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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!     Do Superintendents Matter? (Education Week) Confounding findings from the recent Brookings Institution reported that superintendents could not be […]

  10. DEN Trend Report: 12/9/14

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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, […]

  11. Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Beth Herrmann, Mark Goetz, Rachael Postle-Brown, and Tyisha Nelson

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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 […]

  12. Principal Spotlight: Crystal Morse, Rachael Brown, Suanne McCullough, and Steve Kreger

    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 […]

  13. Principal Update: 12/5/14

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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 This week’s update is filled with trending articles like “Ed. Dept Puts Spotlight on Principals’ Central […]

  14. Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Wilson Taylor, Linda Parker, Jane Daigle, and Barbara Barreda

    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 […]

  15. DEN Principal Spotlight: Donevin Hoskins, Lenni Zanidean, Rita Giroux, and Sandi Miller

    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 […]

  16. DEN Trend Report: 12/3/14

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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!       White House Wants To Make Sure Schools Do A Much Better Job Of Preparing Future […]

  17. One Idea With: Dr. Cindy Elsberry, Superintendent, Horry County Schools

    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews the Superintendent of South Carolina’s Horry County Schools, Dr. Cindy Elsberry.  The Horry County Schools are members of Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools. Dr. Elsberry’s One Idea focuses on how to successfully implement and scale innovative learning initiatives. Watch […]

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

    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 […]

  19. 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 […]

  20. 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, […]

  21. 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 […]

  22. 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 […]

  23. 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 […]

  24. 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 […]