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Take 5: The Power of Pixels

Take 5: The Power of Pixels

Join Dean Shareski, Discovery Education’s Community Engagement Manager, as he helps you find the power of pixels. The majority of communication parents, community and often students receive has been via the written word. While this remains an important and viable means of disseminating information, it’s a challenging medium to create trust and convey the range

DEN Trend Report: 3/9/16

In this DEN Trend Report
>New tech program would push hands-on learning to give teens real-world skills
>Alabama Superintendent Creates Digital Hub in Rural Town
>Bill Gates explains why classroom technology is failing students and teachers
>What Do Americans Think About Access to Education?
>States assess their readiness for digital learning
>The Wrong Way to Teach Math
>Science achievement gaps begin as early as kindergarten
>The State of Edtech
>3 Ways to Implement Ed-Tech to­ Help Our Students Succeed
>4 ways forward-thinking districts are inspiring more students to code

Principal Update: 3/7/16

In this Principal Update we are featuring: A new professional development series for principals The location of the DEN Summer Institute Principal Summit announced Upcoming virtual field trips for students Where to continue conversations with other principals #DENspiration Access the full update here. Are you a principal interested in receiving our update? Let us know

DEN Trend Report: 3/2/16

In this DEN Trend Report:
>STEM Teacher Prep Gets New Commitments
>Does Coding Count as a Foreign Language?
>WEP 0027: Expanding Your Educational Impact
>The 4 Essential Elements of Any Successful One-to-One Program
>Do Kids Learn More When They Trade in Composition Books for iPads?
>Testing for Joy and Grit? Schools Nationwide Push to Measure Students’ Emotional Skills

DEN Trend Report: 2/25/16

In this DEN Trend Report
>The Math Revolution: The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged. Why?
>4 Ways Technology Can Simplify Learning
>The 4 Conditions That Support Deeper Learning
>Report: Schools Need Better Training To Distribute Leadership
>What Does Research Really Say About iPads In The Classroom?
>Digital Promise Pushes Microcredentials For Teacher PD
>5 Ways To Give Teachers And Principals More Say In Ed-Tech Buying
>Districts Experiment With Virtual ‘Work From Home’ Days For Students
>20 Ways To Use A Tablet In The Classroom
>School Leadership Toolkit Targets Digital Equity
>Here’s One Way To Fight To End The Digital Divide: Strong Leadership In Schools
>How Finland Broke Every Rule — And Created A Top School System

Take 5: What’s Your Brand Promise

Join Sarah Cummins, Discovery Education’s Director of Strategic Marketing and Communication, as she helps you discover “What’s your brand promise?” What is the trifecta of powerful communication? How do you proactively ensure that the right message, goes to the right audience, at the right time? In this session, Sarah will provide tips, tricks, and challenges

Discovery Education Take 5 Leadership Series

Discovery Education is excited to announce Take 5, a video series designed for and by educational leaders (principals, superintendents, district leadership, etc) that highlights trending educational issues, ideas, and strategies around transforming teaching and learning. In this series, experts will share the big ideas behind topics of interest, such as building your school brand, social

DEN Trend Report: 2/10/16

In this DEN Trend Report:
>How The Education System Is Leveraging Innovation And Technology To Help Students Compete
>Technology In Education: An Overview
>10 Must-Know Professional Development Insights from Discovery Education
>5 Ways To Make The Most Of Virtual Field Trips
>Virtual Reality: Poised to Bring Big Changes to Education?
>Watch 14 Thought Leadership Presentations From A Recent Ed-Tech Symposium
>A Little Bird Told Me: RSS Uses Twitter As Professional Development Tool

DEN Trend Report: 1/27/16

In this DEN Trend Report:
>Spending In Nation’s Schools Falls Again, With Wide Variation Across States
>Researchers Say U.S. Schools Could Learn From Other Countries On Teacher PD
>New Platform Will Help Districts Compare, Contrast Internet Access
>Wi-Fi-Enabled School Buses Leave No Child Offline
>A Tale Of Three Tech Rollouts: Challenge And Success In North Carolina
>Schools Turn to Digital Tools for Personalizing Career Searches

DEN Trend Report: 1/20/16

In this DEN Trend Report:
>What’s Hot, What’s Not in 2016
>Report: Education Tech Spending On The Rise
>6 Fun Tools To Teach Creativity Through Music
>A Teacher, A Committee Member And A Parent Walk Into A Blog
>Education Technology Graduates From The Classroom To The Boardroom
>What High Performing Countries Have To Teach Us About Teacher Training
>Competitive Ed-Tech Grants Fuel Teacher Innovation
>Digital Tools Aim to Personalize Literacy Instruction
>Outlook: Leaders Focus On Each Student
>Why Kindergarten Is The New First Grade