DEN Trend Report: 11/19/14

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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!?  Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!     4 Strategies to Build Strong Teacher Leadership (eSchool News) School leaders take on many forms, including students, […]

Event of the Week: November 18, 2014

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This week we’re sharing how Jessica Kemper in Baldwin County shared the SOS activities with her grade level team. The educators used grade level time to discuss the SOS activities and decided on one to use in an upcoming science lesson. The following week they had students create Paper Slide presentation on ecosystems and in the […]

iMake iLearn – Minecraft and DE Resources

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How can Discovery Education resources and Minecraft be used to build deeper understandings of curricular concepts?  Here is just one way to use both of these powerful resources to engage students actively in learning and creation. To build background knowledge about different types of communities, I started by using Board Builder from Discovery Education.  Board […]

Teaching Shakespeare Webinar: Tuesday, 11/18

Teaching Shakespeare with WordPlay: Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00pm ET. There’s still time to register and attend this unique webinar, featuring Shakespeare scholar and creator of WordPlay discussing the challenges of teaching Shakespeare and offering some resources to help. Alexander Parker founded WordPlay to help students of all ages better understand the nuances of Shakespeare’s […]