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Let Me Tell You About WELV!!!

Let Me Tell You About WELV!!!

I am still mentally unpacking all of the great learning and connections made at the 17TH ANNUAL WELV CONFERENCE! As I explained in my brief remarks prior to an amazing keynote by Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson, I couldn’t have felt more at home. Growing up in a household with three sisters and marrying into a family

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Take 5: The Power of Pixels

Join Dean Shareski, Discovery Education’s Community Engagement Manager, as he helps you find the power of pixels. The majority of communication parents, community and often students receive has been via the written word. While this remains an important and viable means of disseminating information, it’s a challenging medium to create trust and convey the range

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Principal Update: 3/7/16

In this Principal Update we are featuring: A new professional development series for principals The location of the DEN Summer Institute Principal Summit announced Upcoming virtual field trips for students Where to continue conversations with other principals #DENspiration Access the full update here. Are you a principal interested in receiving our update? Let us know

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Take 5: What’s Your Brand Promise

Join Sarah Cummins, Discovery Education’s Director of Strategic Marketing and Communication, as she helps you discover “What’s your brand promise?” What is the trifecta of powerful communication? How do you proactively ensure that the right message, goes to the right audience, at the right time? In this session, Sarah will provide tips, tricks, and challenges

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Discovery Education Take 5 Leadership Series

Discovery Education is excited to announce Take 5, a video series designed for and by educational leaders (principals, superintendents, district leadership, etc) that highlights trending educational issues, ideas, and strategies around transforming teaching and learning. In this series, experts will share the big ideas behind topics of interest, such as building your school brand, social

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Defining Differentiation in Today’s Classroom

We have just 180 days per year to facilitate learning in the most meaningful way possible. Click To Tweet As a superintendent, I strive to put structures in place that enable our students to reap the benefits of being in the right place at the right time. The only way to do that is to

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Back in the Classroom – Instruction With Digital Resources

“An organization can only become the-best-version-of-itself to the extent that the people who drive that organization are striving to become better-versions-of-themselves.” – Matthew Kelly, The Dream Manager Recently I had the chance to teach students at one middle school in Alan B. Shepard Middle School. I was a 7th grade math teacher that day, and

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Guiding Question: How Might ‘Technology’ Be Of Value As We Engage In A Knowledge Economy?

Tony Wagner, professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, refers to seven skills that students need for their future: Critical thinking and problem-solving Collaboration across networks and leading by influence Agility and adaptability Initiative and entrepreneurialism Effective oral and written communication Accessing and analyzing information Curiosity and imagination He outlined these skills in his

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Mini-Geek Fest – Monday, June 14 @ 8:00pm

If you’re interested and available, join other AZ teachers for a  Mini-Geek Fest on Monday evening, June 14 at 8:00pm AZ time. Some great sites/links will be shared. 🙂 Anyone is welcome so feel free to share it with any of your teachers or colleagues. Get more information and register via: http://www.aztea.org/content/mini-geek-fest-monthly-online-conversation-0

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Sit down and catch your breath! Discovery Education chases and catches our imagination.

Whew, the Day of Discovery for Administrators at SkySong was a success in every measure of the word. Over 100 eager participants joined us for a day of presentations by Philippe Cousteau, Hall Davidson, Brad Hagaman, Justin Karkow, Rosie Escandon and Sarah Crawford. Welcomes and introductions came from Margaret Dugan and Cathy Poplin from ADE,

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