DEN Trend Report: 11/5/14

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!    Ed Startups Get Money, Advice From Federal Program (Education Week)  Education technology entrepreneurs trying to make it in […]

Students ROCK the Vote for their Principals

Principal Spotlight

We asked students, “Do you have a great principal?” In response, over 70 nominated their principal to receive an award for their stellar leadership. We’ve listed the selected principals below, by district, along with the award title the nominators gave. Stay tuned every Monday to as we post what their students shared. Take a moment to congratulate these principals […]

Taking Flight: Connecting London and Hamilton

As we prepare for perhaps our largest ever virtual field trip next week, today students from Hamilton Wentworth District School Board engaged in a transatlantic conversation around the topic of Remembrance Day with students from Pakeman Primary School in Islington, UK. Both Canada and the United Kingdom celebrate Remembrance Day on November 11th.  Students from […]

DEN Principal Spotlight: Robbi Coker, Monica Garcisalas, Michael Campos, and Linda Purvis

Principal Spotlight

The Discovery Educator Network recently asked its members to help shine the light on the amazing work principals were accomplishing at school sites around the globe. The nominations flooded in and we are excited to share the results with you. Please take a moment to read through the great things happening in education today and congratulate these […]

Calendar of Cool: John Philip Sousa Born

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On November 6, 1854, famed American musician John Philip Sousa was born in Washington, D.C. This patriotic birthplace is fitting, since Sousa’s best-known works are marches that are commonly played during parades or at other celebrations of American holidays. Sousa is best known as a brass-band trailblazer, but the first instrument he learned to play […]