Tag Archives: Reflection


Reflections of a DEN Mom: Coni Rechner

Reflections of a DEN Mom: Coni Rechner

I vividly remember being at a Cub’s game in Wrigley field close to 10 years ago, admiring the energy, passion and support for our beloved Chicago Cubs. I thought to myself at that moment “how powerful would it be if our Discovery Educator Network (DEN) community could one day be large enough to fill the


We Have a Prosperity GAP!!!!

Yes, we talk about the many achievement gaps that exist in our schools.  We tackle these ‘gaps’ with rigorous effect.  And many learners improve and many learners do not. Often the improvement is incremental as opposed to dramatic.  A given student or group of students in a specific subgroup improves from 39% proficiency to 43%