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Let Me Tell You About WELV!!!

Let Me Tell You About WELV!!!

I am still mentally unpacking all of the great learning and connections made at the 17TH ANNUAL WELV CONFERENCE! As I explained in my brief remarks prior to an amazing keynote by Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson, I couldn’t have felt more at home. Growing up in a household with three sisters and marrying into a family

Discovery Education Comes Out on Top in New Ratings

By: Robert Onsi, SVP of Product Development for Discovery Education We were excited — but not surprised — to learn that Discovery Education Techbook came out on top in a recent analysis of SpotOn™ ratings of digital resources. Our analysis of SpotOn rankings, organized by publisher, found that Discovery Education takes the lead as the

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

Three Things Teachers and Leaders Do to Personalize Learning

By Marty Creel, Vice President, Curriculum & Instruction, Discovery Education Print This Article The students in Sarah Johnson’s third period Algebra hunch over their desks working through the mysteries of Pythagoras. The room quietly echoes the sound of pencils on paper and the occasional desk squeak. From her perch in the back Mrs. Johnson reflects

4 Go-To Strategies for Engaging Digital Learners

By Karen Beerer, Vice President, Learning and Development, Discovery Education Print This Article Today’s students live in a world of constant stimulation. Whether it’s Xbox, social media, or television, students have continuous access to highly enticing visual information, entertainment, and connectivity with friends. How do your teachers capture students’ attention and engage them amid all the

Renowned Volleyball Coach Finds True Calling in STEM

From the Heart: Powerful Stories from Passionate Educators Tina Garrett, STEM Coordinator, Garland Independent School District, Texas Some teachers are born into education; they come from a family of educators and never really could see themselves becoming anything but a teacher. Others are inspired into education; they had a teacher who was so inspirational and so

Queenie Hall

Teaching Is All in the Family for This Rock Hill Educator

From the Heart: Powerful Stories from Passionate Educators Queenie Hall, Rock Hill Schools, SC Queenie Hall tried not to go into education. Sure, her mom was a teacher for more than 40 years and her sister was an educator. But Queenie wanted a different path. She majored in communications, did a lot of internships, and got