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Fluency and Mathematical Modeling

Fluency and Mathematical Modeling

Watch the Archive The following list of tips for procedural fluency with mathematical modeling are based on ideas presented during the Connecting Conceptual Understanding and Procedural Fluency with Math Modeling webinar. Feel free to download and share these tips in the attached Fluency and Math Modeling PDF. Fluency has many parts. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – September Edition

September was our 8th edition of our  5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series.  Each month we are highlighting DEN Community members as they share five unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom.   Kyle led this month’s edition. Susan Bowdoin, a STAR from Albuquerque, kicked us off with

Getting Started with Mathematical Modeling

Watch the Archive The following list of tips for getting started with mathematical modeling are based on ideas presented during the Math Modeling 101 webinar. Feel free to download and share these tips as the Getting Started with Mathematical Modeling PDF. Start small. You don’t have to start with a large-scale, open-ended project like, “What’s

5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – August Edition

  We welcomed the Discovery Education Community back-to-school last Monday evening on another 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar.  Each month we are highlighting DEN Community members as they share five unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom.   Dean welcomed our colleague Jannita Demian (@jdemian) who opened by sharing ways to present the

PD Tips: Behind the Discovery Educator Network

Article sourced from Education World, written by reporter, Nicole Gorman. Having a strong professional learning network is an important part of being an educator. Being able to share and receive advice, lesson plans, or just friendly banter among peers is an essential part of teaching. For this reason, many online communities exist to serve this purpose. Education

Discovery Education Inside :30 Webinar Series

Professional Learning for Busy District-Level Administrators Inside :30 is a new thought-provoking webinar series that will explore important educational topics and provide you with innovative ideas to make improvements in teaching and learning…all in just 30 minutes.

One Idea With: Todd Mann of Magnet Schools of America

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Todd Mann, Executive Director, Magnet Schools of America. Magnet Schools of America (MSA) is a national nonprofit professional education association representing magnet schools, school district leaders, principals, teachers, parents and families, business partners, and institutions of higher education.  Mann’s One Idea

Fueling Innovation Through A Shared Leadership Model

Fueling Innovation Through A Shared Leadership Model Developing Teachers As Leaders Driving change within our schools requires skilled leadership from both administrators and teachers. How do we ensure that we have the environment and strategies in place for innovation to be successful? Join this conversation with national leaders in education about practical yet scaleable professional

Survey Says: Celebrating STEM in the Classroom

You spoke; we listened. And, to celebrate and support you we designed the Survey Says webinar series. Please join us Tuesday, May 5 at 7pm ET for a special Teacher Appreciation Week edition where we will share “Celebrating STEM in the Classroom”.         To see our previous posts from the series: http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2015/01/28/survey-says-creativity/  A certificate of

Building A Culture of STEM Teaching & Learning

Building A Culture of STEM Teaching & Learning From Vision to Practice Growing consensus and shared understanding around your STEM vision, culture and curriculum can be challenging. Having a long-term plan addressing the many stakeholders involved is critical, but where should you begin?

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