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DEN Trend Report: 9/11/17

This week in the DEN Trend Report:
>Personalized Learning Is the Answer. (I Forgot the Question.)
>21st Century Show-and-Tell
>The 2 stages of successful early STEM education
>3 tips for maximizing your PLC participation during the new school year
>Technology Trends Reshape Today’s Libraries
>Setting a vision key to district success on new initiatives, solutions
>The Power of Shifting to an Active Learning Environment

Are My Biases Impacting the Classroom?

 From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA We all come into classrooms with preconceived notions, or biases, about groups of people or, in some cases, particular students. These biases directly impact our interactions with students, parents, and even colleagues. Implicit bias

Five Ways to Teach Women’s Equality Day

Did you know that women were allowed to vote in Sweden in 1718? (though it was rescinded shortly thereafter in 1772). During the short lived “Age of Liberty” in Sweden, landholding-women were provided limited opportunities to vote! Officially, however, the first “self-governing” country to open voting to all women without any conditions was New Zealand

We the Educators: Helping to Form a More Perfect Union

“America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. Every child must be taught these principles. Every citizen must uphold them. And every immigrant, by embracing these ideals,

DEN Trend Report: 8/16/17

Here’s what’s trending in education:
>Virtual tutoring unique way to help students ace their work
>World of Possibilities
>Trimming personnel costs without cutting instruction a challenge for many districts
>Districts target opioid abuse with curriculum and community outreach
>Survey: Most 8th-grade math students rarely use computers in class
>This is how you build the library of the future
>Is a Spotify approach the future of curriculum?

DEN Trend Report: 5/22/17

In this week’s DEN Trend Report
>Teachers’ Readiness and Willingness to Adopt Digital Tools for Learning
>Linking Professional Development to Teacher Evaluations
>The Hard Truths and False Starts About Edtech Efficacy Research
>Bent on Discovery
>Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology
>Teachers speak: What PD actually works?
>CSI effect livens up science education
>A California high school trains students for careers in forensic biotechnology
>If Edtech Efficacy Research Ignores Implementation, How Does It Help Improve Education?
>Five Professional Development Resources For The Summer
>Using Digital Content to Increase Student Engagement

DEN Trend Report: 4/26/2017

Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Are you a site or district administrator interested in receiving updates designed with you in mind? Let us know 5 technologies to avoid in the

DEN Trend Report: 4/4/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
>TCS and Discovery Education Partner to Prepare One Million Students for 21st Century Careers
>Learning to Think Like a Computer
>5 Dos and Donts For a Chromebook Rollout
>4 Education Technology Trends That Are Redefining K-12
>Stunning: Teachers, students say little has really changed in education
>What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?
>The big 3: How access, achievement and advancement can close gaps
>Teachers Quit Principals, Not Schools
>State Ed-Tech Leader Sees New Demands for Modular, Organized Content

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