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From the Desk of a New Elementary Principal

From the Desk of a New Elementary Principal

Marcie Wilson took a jump last year.  After 18 years of middle school experience, with six of those years as a principal, she made the decision to take an elementary principal position.  Here’s a few things she’s learned from her first year. This has been such an awesome experience for me and I love my

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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

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DEN Trend Report: 3/4/15

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!   50 Awesome Apps for Teachers (Scholastic) By Catherine Logue These days, all you need to take your

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DEN Trend Report: 2/25/15

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!         U.S. Millennials Come Up Short in Global Skills Study (Education Week) By Sarah D.

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Principal Update: 2/20/15

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

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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

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DEN Trend Report: 2/17/15

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!         How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles (Mind/Shift) By Katrina

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DEN Trend Report: 2/11/15

    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!     How Elementary School Teachers’ Biases Can Discourage Girls from Math and Science  (New York

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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

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