Glenda Moton, DEN STAR from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, recently worked with Barry University in hosting 300 elementary students for an exciting event called “Science With a Twist”. The event was such a success that the university is interested in hosting it again next year. The evening provided students, parents and teachers the opportunity to
Here is the April edition of our DEN UP Newsletter. Enjoy!
In a recent article, Mooresville Graded School District’s Superintendent Mark Edwards, talks about how it took his district five years to become an overnight success. This is a great example of how one of our Discovery Education partners and digital Techbook adopters is leading the charge on digital conversion to increase student achievement and close gaps
A few weeks ago we received a glowing email from David Futch (Discovery Education PD) who wanted to share his excitement for the success story of DEN STAR Ambassador Erik Gonzalez from Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Like a proud Papa, David shared his story with us and we knew instantly we had to share it
Here is the March issue of our DEN UP Newsletter. Enjoy!
A few weeks ago my colleague Jannita and I were in Las Vegas meeting with a group of DEN STAR Ambassadors from Clark County School District. We spent the day exploring instructional strategies and DE resources they can use to support student learning based on their Discovery Education Assessment data. As we wrapped up the
This week a few of my colleagues and I had the privilege of working with an amazing team from Wake County Public Schools in Raleigh, North Carolina. Over the course of two days we met with over 200 principals and central office administrators to kick-off an exciting partnership with Wake County. We designed the day to immerse
Last week I was in Albuquerque Public Schools working with a group of high school students who are members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee (SAC). Each of the 18 SAC members invited a teacher to attend a day of learning and professional development focused on Discovery Education. We spent the day with the teachers
I think the Beatles were on to something with their hit song “All You Need Is Love”. Written in 1967 by John Lennon, the Beatles had been tasked with coming up with a simple message that could be easily understood throughout the world. Love is a universal language that brings us together and makes us
Last night we hosted a DEN Digital Learning Day “Smackdown” via Google Hangout. My distinguished panel included DEN Team members Chad Lehman, Dean Shareski, Jannita Demian, Steve Dembo; Leadership Council members Christelle Patselas and Sheila Fredericks; and DEN STAR Therese Conner. We started with a discussion around why digital learning is important and what it