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Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Anthony Armstrong, Steven Isenhour, Cindy Endsley, and Jenny Bell

Student Choice- Principal Spotlight: Anthony Armstrong, Steven Isenhour, Cindy Endsley, and Jenny Bell

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

DEN Principal Spotlight: Debra Phillips, William Lawrence, Kelly Krueger, and Kathy Martin

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

DEN Principal Spotlight: Robbi Coker, Monica Garcisalas, Michael Campos, and Linda Purvis

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

One Idea With: Bill Treasurer, Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Bill Treasurer, founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting. Mr. Treasurer is the author of the international best seller Leaders Open Doors. Mr. Treasurer’s One Idea focuses on the importance of building courage.  Watch the video below to

One Idea With: Dr. John Hill, National Rural Education Association Executive Director

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews the Executive Director of the National Rural Education Association (NREA) Dr. John Hill. A former math teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent, Dr. Hill’s One Idea focuses on how to improve the school hiring process.  Watch the video below to

One Idea With: Karen Cator, President and Chief Executive Officer of Digital Promise

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews the President and CEO of Digital Promise, Karen Cator.  A Congressionally authorized nonprofit, Digital Promise works at the intersection of education leaders, researchers, and learning technology developers to improve the opportunity to learn for all Americans through technology and research.

One Idea With: Former Principal and Author Baruti Kafele

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews former school principal, best-selling ASCD author, educational consultant, and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele. Author of Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success and Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life, Mr. Kafale’s One Idea focuses on how

One Idea With: Author Mark Barnes

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews 20-year classroom teacher and ASCD author Mark Barnes. The author of Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom,  Mr. Barnes’ One Idea focuses on the future of grading and assessment.  Watch the video below to learn more,

One Idea With: North Carolina’s Dr. Mark Edwards, Superintendent, Mooresville Graded School District

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Mooresville Graded School District’s Superintendent Dr. Mark Edwards. Leader of a school district dedicated to preparing every child, every day, to be successful and responsible citizens in a global workplace and community, Dr. Edwards’ One Idea focuses on the importance of building

Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition

The second annual Future@Now forum discussed the transition from traditional classrooms to digital classrooms. Built off the discussions from last year, this new agenda focuses on the critical steps necessary to successfully implement digital learning. Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition gave viewers the opportunity to hear practical advice and real success stories from real

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