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Discovery Education in Action: LaDonna Reynolds

Name: LaDonna Reynolds Role/School: 6th Grade Math Teacher/James Martin Middle School Subjects/Grades Taught: Math/6th Grade     How did you find yourself in teaching? Throughout grade school, I was an excellent student.  I graduated towards the top of my senior class and received many honors, including a full scholarship.  I went to college and had

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How Professional Learning Communities Can Support School Superintendents

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Dan Domenech, Executive Director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Dan’s One Idea focuses on how professional learning communities can support school superintendents as they make the digital transition. Watch the video below to learn more, then visit AASA’s website for additional

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SOS: Life Road Maps

Studying the lives and choices of historical ?gures and literary characters adds depth to understanding of content and helps develop empathy. This activity helps students better understand a particular person or character, by creating a road map of key events in his or her life and analyzing how those events contributed to choices made. This strategy can be used as part of a research project, as a way to review previously studied material, or as an assessment tool.

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Fun Fact Friday: Scotland’s National Animal

Did you know that Scotland’s official national animal is the unicorn? It’s true! According to Wikipedia, ” The Royal Coat of Arms of Scotland, used prior to 1603 by the Kings of Scotland was supported by two unicorns and the current royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom is supported by a unicorn for Scotland

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3 Webinars this Spring Could Supercharge Your Math Instruction

Our math webinar series from May-June is brimming with expertise on how to get instruction back on track. Register here >> Being the Director of Mathematics at Discovery Education has its perks. Sure, it’s nice meeting the stars of the Puppy Bowl and receiving free Deadliest Catch bumper stickers, but my favorite perk is interacting

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