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Hive Mind Sessions: Staff Development

Hive Mind Sessions: Staff Development

Today we’re sharing the work of Jason Landherr and Andy Ross of Mehlville School District outside St. Louis, Missouri. Jason and Andy participated in our HIVE mind sessions at the DENSI Principal’s Summit. In case you missed it, here’s what the HIVE Mind sessions were all about. Andy and Jason are helping to develop a

Hive Mind Sessions: DENSI Principal Summit

We’re always interested in adapting our professional learning to create more invigorating, more dynamic experiences that take advantage of our amazing community. This year at our DENSI 2018 Principal Summit, we tried something to that effect. We called them HIVE MIND sessions: “…a collective consciousness, analogous to the behavior of social insects, in which a

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

Park Ridge Elementary Hits Reset Button, Overcomes Adversity in 2 Years

Three years ago, students at Park Ridge Elementary School were struggling. The Broward County Florida school’s overall test scores were failing, attendance had plummeted, and the Deerfield Beach community was not engaged with the school. District leadership wanted to help breathe new life into the challenged school, which had become one of the lowest-performing schools

DEN Trend Report: 2/28/17

In this week’s DEN Trend Report:
>Immersive Education: VR Comes of Age
>Encouraging Today’s Hidden Figures In STEM
>Why my students are real world-ready with nothing but a device
>Student-Run Tech Initiatives Can Empower and Ready Them for the Future
>Flipped learning takes a big step forward
>Mark Cuban Says This Will Soon Be the Most Sought-After Job Skill
>Project-based learning in kindergarten can set stage for college and career
>The Edvocate’s List of 68 Must-Read K-12 Teaching & Learning Blogs
>3 Ways to Deploy 3000 Devices in Your District

DEN Trend Report: 2/15/17

In This DEN Trend Report:
>4 keys for a digital implementation
>Beyond the Hype: 5 Ways to Think About Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools
>7 Ways Schools Will Change by 2020
>Technology in Education: How Chromebooks and Google Classroom Change the Learning Process
>Schools have literacy resources for parents who want to help children
>10 high-need education policy areas for 2017
>Student-centered learning drives improvement
>4 critical personalized learning questions, answered

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