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Bringing Teachers to the Front of the Class

Bringing Teachers to the Front of the Class

“Classrooms are changing, and they’re changing fast. Get on the bus, or get out of the way.” Dr. Terry Grier Superintendent, Houston Independent School District (TX) Brian Lewis’ wife began her career as a teacher in 1981. She was the school’s first hire in nearly 12 years, and the youngest by far, which landed her

Reflections and Learnings from the 2015 AASA Conference

Posted on behalf of Dwight Jones, Discovery Education Superintendent in Residence One of the best parts of my role as Discovery Education’s Superintendent in Residence is that I am able to travel around the country and meet with the talented district leaders transforming education with digital content and professional development.  Recently, my travels took me to the annual AASA conference in San Diego.  While

Leadership@Now: Virtual Events for Educational Leaders

With a quickly changing educational landscape, it’s not surprising to see the role of a principal described as one that’s most lonely and impossible.  Our educator community wants to remind all site leaders they are not alone by connecting them with their most valuable resource, each other and industry leaders to help bring clarity to

Math: What does it mean to win?

Join us tomorrow at 1pm ET as a panel of experts from diverse fields discusses the wide-ranging implications of math achievement in the United States. Following the panel, and then stay tuned for the formal launch of Math Techbook™, the latest in breakthrough digital textbooks from Discovery Education. For a look at the full agenda,

Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Beth Herrmann, Mark Goetz, Rachael Postle-Brown, and Tyisha Nelson

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

Principal Spotlight: Crystal Morse, Rachael Brown, Suanne McCullough, and Steve Kreger

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

Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Wilson Taylor, Linda Parker, Jane Daigle, and Barbara Barreda

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

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