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“So You Want to be a Wizard”: Early Career Conversations in the Classroom

“So You Want to be a Wizard”: Early Career Conversations in the Classroom

Special Guest Contributor Andrew H. Potter As a fan of the world and ways of Harry Potter, I am often reminded of one pithy but important observation by the sage of Hogwarts, Professor Albertus Dumbledore: “Curiosity is not a sin.” In our current globalized, post-industrial, knowledge economy I often observe that the very real risk of

Empower Students to Make the World Stronger than Hate

Teach Tolerance Using IWitness Testimony It seems as if now, more than ever in my teaching career, I am searching for trusted resources to help my students cope with the hate that often surrounds them in the media, in their personal lives, and even in the classroom. How can we teach our students to be

Be a Champion for Your Students

As students embark on the college process, they are often overwhelmed. There are so many colleges and universities to choose from, how can they know if they are choosing the right one? The TalentED Project gives unique access to free tools to help your students connect with admissions recruiters from selective colleges and universities across

DEN Trend Report: 12/19/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
>Demand is growing for a strong STEM workforce. How can educators prepare today’s learners for tomorrow’s careers?
>5 Ways Parents Can Encourage STEM at Home
>When Should Cybersecurity Education Start? Some Say Elementary School
>District of the year: Long Beach Unified School District
>U.S. Students Comprehend Information Better Online than on Paper
>Checkoff’s Discovery Education Partnership Brings Your Farm Story to Classroom
>Family’s Playlists’ the latest infusion of tech into parent-teacher communications
>My School’s Great, but American Education? Not so Much. New Poll on U.S. Attitudes Suggests Public Perception ‘in a State of Flux’.
>3 Ways to Reimagine Learning Spaces

Classroom Resources to Help Combat the Opioid Crisis

Take the Pledge to  PREVENT OPIOID MISUSE The Public Health Emergency that is the Opioid Epidemic impacts schools and communities across the United States and around the world. Last year the DEA partnered with Discovery Education to combat this growing epidemic with the launch of Operation Prevention. Operation Prevention’s mission is to educate students about the

DEN Trend Report: 10/23/17

Trending in education this week:
> Students need tech skills for more than just jobs — they need it to be good citizens
> What is Education’s Redesign Strategy?
> Industry and education partnerships key to targeting skills gap in tech
> Survey: Daily classroom edtech use on the rise
> Makerspaces expanding STEM opportunities in rural schools
> 10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education
> 5 TECH TRENDS TO WATCH THIS SCHOOL YEAR
> The Geography of Teacher Shortages.
> Students Gain Valuable Real-World Experience as IT Volunteers

DEN Trend Report: 10/5/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
> 3 critical digital course materials questions, answered
> EdTech Heroes: 25 State Leaders Making a Difference
> The Ed Innovation Landscape
> 3 winning characteristics of a school STEAM program
> AI Is on the Upswing in Optimizing K–12 Education
>  How to Help High Schoolers Without Home Internet Access
> 7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay)
> Learning technologies could reduce automation’s economic threat

DEN Trend Report: 10/1/17

Here’s what’s trending in education this week:
> A New Lesson for High School Economics Education
> The e-textbook transformation
> The Secret Sauce to Choosing Edtech? Find Tools By Fit, Not Feature
> The Future of Work Is Uncertain, Schools Should Worry Now
> The Funding Crisis Myth
> Why You Should Talk to Your Kids About Opioids
> 3 critical digital course materials questions, answered
> Make Agriculture Fun In The Classroom With 360-Degree Videos And Interactive > Activities Through Discovering Farmland

Teach Your Students to be Upstanders: #SaySomething

Imagine how much tragedy could be averted if an individual said something? Guest Post by Paula Fynboh from Sandy Hook Promise. Did you know that when it comes to violence, suicide, and threats, most are known by at least one other individual BEFORE the incident takes place? In fact, 4 out of 5 school shooters

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